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Louise1

[loo-eez] /luˈiz/
noun
1.
Lake, a glacial lake in W Canada, in SW Alberta in the Canadian Rockies: resort. 5670 feet (1728 meters) above sea level.
2.
Also, Louisa
[loo-ee-zuh] /luˈi zə/ (Show IPA)
. a female given name: derived from Louis.

Louise2

[loo-eez] /luˈiz/
noun
1.
an opera (1900) by Gustave Charpentier.
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  • In the living-room they found Louise Sampson and half a dozen girls.

  • Of course that talk about Louise Whiting was all well enough.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • That is what would happen if Linda were a girl like any of the other girls in her class, or like Louise.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • The girl whom she had addressed as Louise shrugged her shoulders.

    The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • She put down her glasses and looked across at Louise with a smile.

    The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
Word Origin and History for Louise

also Louisa, fem. proper name, fem. of Louis.

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