[ el-oh-eez; French ey-law-eez ]
/ ˈɛl oʊˌiz; French eɪ lɔˈiz /
1101?–64, French abbess: pupil of and secretly married to Pierre Abélard.Compare Abélard.
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Words nearby Héloïse
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How to use Héloïse in a sentence
Heloise, abbess of the Paraclete, died; celebrated as the mistress of Abelard, and for her learning.
In 1845, this man, who had been a model husband and who made a great pretence of religion maintained Heloise Brisetout.
In the rue Richelieu period he was the lover of Heloise Brisetout.
In 1838 he attended the house-warming of Heloise Brisetout in rue Chauchat.
British Dictionary definitions for Héloïse
/ (ˈɛləʊˌiːz, French elɔiz) /
?1101–64, pupil, mistress, and wife of Abelard
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