- a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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Examples from the Web for elise
Republican Elise Stefanik, 30, of upstate New York, just became the youngest woman ever elected to the House of Representatives.When Will We See a #Millennial Congress?
December 26, 2014
They and Michael's other family members, especially Elise, have been foremost in my mind over the last two days.
He threw the after-party at his then-home with his wife, the national security commentator Elise Jordan.
Elise Jordan is a New York-based writer who frequently travels to Afghanistan.Can Karzai's Brother Help?
May 9, 2010
He spoke with Elise Jordan from his home of Ashland City, Tennessee, about that fateful night—a turning point in the Iraq War.A Sleepover With Saddam
December 13, 2009
I told her, and she repeated the name with great contempt—Elise.
It was signed: "Your very happy and still more unhappy Elise."
I know she will love Elise, and she is so dear to lean up against.The Girl Scouts at Home
Katherine Keene Galt
Elise bloomed in this congenial atmosphere and did not look like the same girl.
I am glad poor Elise is to be allowed to stay in Paris all winter and work.