(person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Larry; var. Lawrence; equiv. Fr. Laurent, Ger. Lorenz, It. & Sp. Lorenzo; fem. Laura.
Laurence Sentence Examples
Formerly it was the title given to individual members of these orders, as Friar Laurence (in Romeo and Juliet), but this is not now common.
Near the south-eastern promontory stands Muness Castle, now in ruins, built in 1598 - according to an inscription on a tablet above the door - by Laurence Bruce, natural brother to Lord Robert Stewart, 1st earl of Orkney.