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loran a navigational system that can determine the position of a ship or aircraft by measuring the time interval between pulsed radio signals from two known ground stations (acronym for "long range navigation").
lord a person who rules, esp. on the basis of property rights. [6 definitions]
Lord George Gordon Byron an English poet (b.1788--d.1824).
lordly befitting a lord; noble; grand. [2 definitions]
Lord of hosts God; Jehovah, esp. as the commander of the Israelite armies in the Old Testament.
lordosis the normal inward curvature of the cervical and lumbar regions of the spine. [3 definitions]
Lord's day Sunday; the Sabbath (prec. by the).
lordship (often cap.) a title used in speaking to or referring to a lord, or, in Great Britain, to a judge (usu. prec. by your or his). [2 definitions]
Lord Spiritual a bishop or an archbishop who is a member of the British House of Lords. (Cf. Lord Temporal.)
Lord's Prayer a prayer that begins with the words "Our Father, who art in heaven," taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples.
Lord's Supper in the Bible, the Last Supper. [2 definitions]
Lord Temporal a member of the British House of Lords who is not a clergyman. (Cf. Lord Spiritual.)
lore1 that which is known or believed about a subject, esp. that transmitted by tradition, oral means, or obscure writings. [2 definitions]
lore2 the portion of a bird between its eye and beak, or an analogous portion of a fish or reptile.
Lorelei in Germanic legend, a siren of the Rhine whose singing lures sailors to shipwreck.
lorgnette eyeglasses, such as opera glasses, that have a short handle by which one holds them in position.
loris any of several small nocturnal primates of southeastern Asia, having large eyes and woolly fur and living in trees.
lorn esp. in literature, deprived, abandoned, or forlorn.
lorry a low, sideless wagon drawn by horses. [3 definitions]
lory any of several small, brightly colored parrots of Australia and the East Indies with a fringed, brushlike tip of the tongue for feeding on soft fruits and fruit juices.
Los Angeles a seaport in southern California.