Lorena

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian and Spanish, by folk etymology associated with Laura. Henry Webster's title for his song was inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's Lenore.

Proper noun[edit]

Lorena

  1. A female given name from Italian.
    • 1856 Henry Webster - Joseph Webster, Lorena (song):
      We loved each other then, Lorena,
      More than we ever dared to tell;
      And what we might have been, Lorena,
      Had but our lovings prospered well --
    • 1936 Margaret Mitchell, Gone With the Wind, Chapter XLII:
      She was named Ella Lorena, Ella for her grandmother Ellen, and Lorena because it was the most fashionable name of the day for girls,

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Lorena f

  1. Lorraine (a historical region of France, now part of the region of Grand Est)

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /loˈrɛ.na/, /loˈre.na/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɛna, -ena
  • Hyphenation: Lo‧rè‧na, Lo‧ré‧na

Proper noun[edit]

La Lorena

  1. Lorraine (region)

Proper noun[edit]

Lorena f

  1. a female given name

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lorena in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Lo‧re‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Lorena f

  1. Lorraine (a region and former duchy in France)
  2. a female given name
  3. A municipality of São Paulo, Brazil

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /loˈɾena/, [loˈɾe.na]

Proper noun[edit]

Lorena f

  1. Lorraine (a region of France)
  2. a female given name transferred from the place name, equivalent to English Lorraine

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