Complete Definition of "Law"

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English

Etymology 1
From the given name Lawrence.

Proper noun
Law

  1. an English surname
  2. a diminutive of Lawrence

Etymology 2

From Old English hlaw, a hill or burial mound.

Proper noun
Law

  1. an English topographic surname, perhaps originally meaning someone who lives near a burial mound
  2. Scottish a conical hill

Etymology 3

Capitalized form of law.

Proper noun
Law

  1. context|Judaism the Torah
  2. Christianity a generic term which can refer to the Divine commandments (primarily the Decalogue), the Old Testament in general or, most specifically, the Torah.

Category:English surnames

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