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Meaning of Shirley

Shir•ley

Pronunciation: (shûr'lē), [key]
— n.
  1. 1596–1666, English dramatist.
  2. a city on the S shore of Long Island, in SE New York. 18,072.
  3. a male or female given name: a family name taken from an Old English placename.
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