Avis

[ ey-vis ]
/ ˈeɪ vɪs /
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noun

a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “bird.”

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Avis

U.S. car rental company, according to company history, founded 1946 at Willow Run Airport in Detroit by Warren Avis.

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