[ uh-lis-uh ]
/ əˈlɪs ə /
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a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “joy.”
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Also A·li·sa [uh-lee-suh]. /əˈli sə/.
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I have to agree with you, Alissa, that Kushner’s put together a model for this kind of adaptation.Why the new West Side Story works — and one thing that doesn’t|Constance Grady|December 10, 2021|Vox
All of this is a long lead-up to say, Alissa, I think this movie is a very, very good portrait of the political atmosphere of 2021, using the material of 1961 to get there.Why the new West Side Story works — and one thing that doesn’t|Constance Grady|December 10, 2021|Vox