Definition of Dora in English:

Dora

(also DORA, D.O.R.A.)

noun

informal, historical
  • 1As an ordinary acronym.

  • 2(chiefly humorous).

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), playwright and polemicist. Acronym from the initial letters of Defence of the Realm Act.

Pronunciation

Dora

/ˈdɔːrə/