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Lora is a family name in the Spanish language. The Lora surname is not common, but has spread to several countries around the world. Lora was also a medieval surname, patronymic meaning "Flower of the bay".[citation needed][clarification needed]

Lora is also an unrelated given name, in use either as a variant of Laura or as an Italian hypocoristic of either Eleonora or Loredana.

People with the surname Lora[edit]

People with the given name Lora[edit]




  • Lora River, Pakistan
  • Falls of Lora, a tidal race which forms at the mouth of Loch Etive, Scotland
  • Loras College, a four-year Catholic university located in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Lora, an Ancient Roman term for a wine substitute later known as piquette

a theatre quasiballistic missile produced in Israel

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