* Lora (rare)
(en proper noun
* ~1591 William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet : Act II, Scene IV:
* 1960 Peter S. Beagle: A Fine And Private Place . Random House Publishing, 1982:The Fantasy Worlds of Peter Beagle. ISBN 0345300815 page 258:
- Now is he for the numbers that Petrarch flowed in; Laura to his lady was but a kitchen-wench; marry, she had a better love to be-rime her;
- Laura was saying something. A mellifluous name, he thought. I wish she were far away, so I could call her.
* Also used as a feminine equivalent of Laurence.
(en proper noun
* 1983 , The Little Drummer Girl , Pan Books, ISBN 0330282565, page 142:
- "Heidi'?" Kurtz echoed. "'''''Heidi'''''? That's a damned odd name for an English elder sister, isn't it?" "Not for '''Heidi''', it isn't," she replied buoyantly, and scored an immediate laugh from the kids beyond the lighting. '''Heidi''' because her parents went to Switzerland for their honeymoon, she explained; and Switzerland was where ' Heidi was conceived. "Among the edelweiss," she added, with a sigh.
, date=April 19
, author=Josh Halliday
, title=Free speech haven or lawless cesspool – can the internet be civilised?
, work=the Guardian
, passage=But the purported rise in violent videos online has led some MPs to campaign for courts to have more power to remove or block material on YouTube. The Labour MP Heidi
Alexander said she was appalled after a constituent was robbed at knifepoint, and the attackers could be found brandishing weapons and rapping about gang violence online.}}