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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Law·rence /ˈlɔrən(t)s, ˈlɑr-/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police
           to give up the Church's treasure and when he responded
           by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to
           death on a gridiron (died in 258) [syn: Saint Lawrence,
            St. Lawrence, Laurentius]
      2: Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab
         revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his
         adventures (1888-1935) [syn: T. E. Lawrence, Thomas
         Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia]
      3: English portrait painter remembered for the series of
         portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon
         (1769-1830) [syn: Sir Thomas Lawrence]
      4: English actress (1898-1952) [syn: Gertrude Lawrence]
      5: United States physicist who developed the cyclotron
         (1901-1958) [syn: E. O. Lawrence, Ernest Orlando
      6: English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned
         industrial society and explored sexual relationships
         (1885-1930) [syn: D. H. Lawrence, David Herbert
      7: a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of
         raids by John Brown in 1856