Clare
Proper noun
  1. A county in Ireland
  2. A town in Cavan, Ireland.
  3. A unisex given name.
Translations
  • Russian: Клэр
Translations
  • Russian: Клэр
Proper noun
  1. A female given name, more often spelled Claire from the 20th century onward.
  2. 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.
Noun

Clare (plural Clares)

  1. A nun of the order of Saint Clare.



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