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- A county in the Republic of Ireland
- A town in the county of Cavan, Ireland.
- A unisex given name.
- Clare County, named for the Irish County Clare.
- A female given name, more often spelled Claire from the 20th century onward.
- A large village in Suffolk, England.
- c. 1603–1604, William Shakespeare, “Measvre for Measure”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals):: Act I, Scene IV:
- Yes, truly: I speak not as desiring more,
- But rather wishing a more strict restraint
- Upon the sisterhood, the votarists of Saint Clare.
- 1999 Margaret York: The Price of Guilt: page 58:
- "What's your name?"
- "Clare Fairweather," she said. "Awful, isn't it?" and went away, hiding her mirth.
Clare (plural Clares)
Clara — see Clara
- A surname derived from Old English clǣġ (“clay”) as an occupational name for a worker in clay.
- A male given name transferred from the surnames (much less common than the female name).
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possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.