Synonyms of lawrence


1. Lawrence, Saint Lawrence, St. Lawrence, Laurentius

usage: 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)

2. Lawrence, T. E. Lawrence, Thomas Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia

usage: Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)

3. Lawrence, Sir Thomas Lawrence

usage: English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)

4. Lawrence, Gertrude Lawrence

usage: English actress (1898-1952)

5. Lawrence, E. O. Lawrence, Ernest Orlando Lawrence

usage: United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)

6. Lawrence, D. H. Lawrence, David Herbert Lawrence

usage: English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)

7. Lawrence

usage: a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856

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