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Definition 1: a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856 - [noun denoting location]

(lawrence is an instance of ...) an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city

"they drive through town on their way to work"

(... is part of lawrence) a state in midwestern United States

Definition 2: English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930) - [noun denoting person]

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(lawrence is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 3: United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958) - [noun denoting person]

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(lawrence is an instance of ...) a physicist who specializes in nuclear physics

Definition 4: English actress (1898-1952) - [noun denoting person]

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(lawrence is an instance of ...) a female actor

Definition 5: English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830) - [noun denoting person]

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(lawrence is an instance of ...) an artist who paints

Definition 6: Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935) - [noun denoting person]

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(lawrence is an instance of ...) an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army

"the soldiers stood at attention"

(lawrence is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 7: 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) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lawrence in the sense of this definition

(lawrence is an instance of ...) one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion

(lawrence is an instance of ...) a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

(lawrence belongs to category ...) a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior

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