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Elissa

[ih-lis-uh]
noun
  1. Phoenician name of Dido.
  2. a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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  • Elissa made no reply, and for a while they walked on in silence.

    Elissa

    H. Rider Haggard

  • As Elissa fumbled at the hasp of the door of the garden, Metem overtook her.

    Elissa

    H. Rider Haggard

  • "So marvellous, Prince, that you do not believe me," Elissa answered.

    Elissa

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Whether the lady Elissa spoke of the gods she serves or of a man is one to me.

    Elissa

    H. Rider Haggard

  • "Nay, Elissa; if I am already married that cannot be," he said.

    Elissa

    H. Rider Haggard