Elise

[ih-lees]
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noun

a female given name, form of Elizabeth.

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Examples from the Web for elise

Contemporary Examples of elise

  • Republican Elise Stefanik, 30, of upstate New York, just became the youngest woman ever elected to the House of Representatives.

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    When Will We See a #Millennial Congress?

    Linda Killian

    December 26, 2014

  • They and Michael's other family members, especially Elise, have been foremost in my mind over the last two days.

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    Remembering Michael Hastings

    Ali Gharib

    June 20, 2013

  • He threw the after-party at his then-home with his wife, the national security commentator Elise Jordan.

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    Remembering Michael Hastings

    Ali Gharib

    June 20, 2013

  • Elise Jordan is a New York-based writer who frequently travels to Afghanistan.

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    Can Karzai's Brother Help?

    Elise Jordan

    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.

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    A Sleepover With Saddam

    Elise Jordan

    December 13, 2009

Historical Examples of elise

  • I told her, and she repeated the name with great contempt—Elise.

    Wintry Peacock

    D. H. Lawrence

  • It was signed: "Your very happy and still more unhappy Elise."

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    D. H. Lawrence

  • 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.