- a mullet, Mugil liza, found chiefly in the tropical Atlantic Ocean.
Origin of liza
1830–40, Americanism; < Spanish
- a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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Examples from the Web for liza
In March, they were in New York and joined by Liza Minnelli to catch the opening performance of The Phantom of the Opera.Exclusive: Michael Jackson Hit With New Sex Abuse Claim
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There was even some unexpected sass, like when she totally dissed Liza Minnelli.
Sunday night, she was being mauled by Liza Minnelli on her way to deliver her acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress.
There was the jab at a blue-haired Liza Minnelli, claiming she was a man in drag masquerading as the Oscar winning legend.Surprise! Ellen DeGeneres is the Best Oscars Host in a Decade
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Fittingly, I've also dreamed of being hugged by Liza Minnelli after winning Best Supporting Actress.
The morning sun was streaming across the room when Liza came in with the tea.
Liza, have you mentioned to anybody that Father Storm was here last night?
Liza came up with, red eyes, bringing the evening papers and a letter.
"Good-night, miss," and Liza went down with lingering footsteps.
Leaving Liza in the porch, she went into the house for her cloak and hood.The Shadow of a Crime