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Nora

 

a river in Amur Oblast, RSFSR, a right tributary of the Selemdzha (Amur River basin). It is 305 km long and drains an area of 16,700 sq km. Originating in the Dzhagdy Range, it flows through the Amur-Zeia Plateau. The river is fed primarily by rain. High water lasts from May to September. The mean flow rate 141 km from the river’s mouth is 128 cu m per sec. The Nora freezes over in November and thows in May.

Nora

trapped in the domesticity demanded by her husband. [Nor. Lit.: Ibsen A Doll’s House]

Nora

rebellious heroine; leaves stultifying marriage. [Nor. Lit.: A Doll’s House]
References in classic literature ?
Look at Norah (good-morning, my dear) -- look, I say, at Norah.
Vanstone's sisters, who had died in early youth; and, in affectionate remembrance of her, he had called his second daughter by it -- just as he had called his eldest daughter Norah, for his wife's sake.
said the quiet Norah, taking her father's part and her sister's with so little show of resolution on the surface that few observers would have been sharp enough to detect the genuine substance beneath it.
Two for Norah," she announced, beginning with her sister.
Had not Norah married a plain farmer who was only a tenant?
From that night nothing has been seen of the three murderers by the police, and it is surmised at Scotland Yard that they were among the passengers of the ill-fated steamer Norah Creina, which was lost some years ago with all hands upon the Portuguese coast, some leagues to the north of Oporto.
One evening he told Norah the whole story of his love.
There was in Norah a maternal instinct which received satisfaction in her love for Philip; she wanted someone to pet, and scold, and make a fuss of; she had a domestic temperament and found pleasure in looking after his health and his linen.
His examinations were approaching, and Norah was as interested in them as he.
The sidewalk contingent was engaged in comment and discussion from which it made no effort to eliminate the news that Norah Walsh was being married.
Shake hands wid th' sargeant, Norah, and we'll be off to home.
Before stepping into the cab Norah sighed profoundly.