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Héloïse

[el-oh-eez; French ey-law-eez]
noun
  1. 1101?–64, French abbess: pupil of and secretly married to Pierre Abélard.Compare Abélard.
  2. a female given name, French form of Eloise or Louise.
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Examples from the Web for heloise

Historical Examples of heloise

  • Suffice it, then, that Heloise lived with her uncle the howitzer and was happy.

    The Innocents Abroad

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • By this you will know that 'tis God alone that takes Heloise from you.

  • This, unhappy Heloise, is the miserable condition of Abelard.

  • And, as a new hand was about to be dealt, Heloise seated herself at one of the tables.

    Zibeline, Complete

    Phillipe de Massa

  • The entrance of Heloise cut short the allusion to a memory of autumn.

    Zibeline, Complete

    Phillipe de Massa


British Dictionary definitions for heloise

Héloïse

noun
  1. ?1101–64, pupil, mistress, and wife of Abelard
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