Meaning of Larissa
Lighthearted, Lovely, Cheerful
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Larissa is used predominantly in the German and Russian languages. Its origin is Old Greek. Derived from the word 'laros' meaning lovely. The name is of disputed origin; it could be also from Larissa, the name of the capital city of Thessaly in Greece. The name was borne by Saint Larisa, an early Greek martyr who was venerated in the Eastern Church.
Larissa is a Greek city, the capital of Thessaly. Larissa is also the name of a moon of Neptune. In Greek mythology, Larissa was a nymph from Thessaly.
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is a Russian-born Israeli sprint canoer who competed from the mid 1990s to the mid 2000s. She won three bronze medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, earning them in 1995 (K-2 200 m for Russia under her maiden name of Kosorukova), 1998 (K-4 2