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[lee-suh, -zuh] /ˈli sə, -zə/
a female given name, form of Elizabeth. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Barlasch nudged Lisa, indicated his own mouth, and pushed her towards the kitchen.

    Barlasch of the Guard H. S. Merriman
  • We have been thinking of Christine and Lisa, and wishing that they were here to read it with us.

    In Chteau Land Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
  • When he made this proposal, Lisa asked for twenty-four hours to consider it.

  • Had I been in Lisa's place I should have left him a year ago.

    The Live Corpse Leo Tolstoy
  • You wouldn't find my aunt Lisa kicking her foot through her pans!

Lisa in Technology

1. Local Integrated Software Architecture.
A personal computer introduced by Apple Computer, Inc. in 1983. The LISA was a predecessor of the Macintosh and was the first personal computer on the market with a graphical user interface.
It was origionally named after Steve Jobs's daughter. The acronym was applied later.
2. A system for statistical data analysis, similar to S.
3. Large Installation Systems Administration.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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