liza

[lahy-zuh]
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noun

a mullet, Mugil liza, found chiefly in the tropical Atlantic Ocean.

Origin of liza

1830–40, Americanism; < Spanish

Liza

[lahy-zuh]

noun

a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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  • The morning sun was streaming across the room when Liza came in with the tea.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • Liza, have you mentioned to anybody that Father Storm was here last night?

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • "Good-night, miss," and Liza went down with lingering footsteps.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • Liza came up with, red eyes, bringing the evening papers and a letter.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • Leaving Liza in the porch, she went into the house for her cloak and hood.