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Louise1

[loo-eez]
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noun
  1. Lake, a glacial lake in W Canada, in SW Alberta in the Canadian Rockies: resort. 5670 feet (1728 meters) above sea level.
  2. Also Lou·i·sa [loo-ee-zuh] /luˈi zə/. a female given name: derived from Louis.
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Louise2

[loo-eez]
noun
  1. an opera (1900) by Gustave Charpentier.
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  • In the living-room they found Louise Sampson and half a dozen girls.

  • Of course that talk about Louise Whiting was all well enough.

    Her Father's Daughter

    Gene Stratton-Porter

  • That is what would happen if Linda were a girl like any of the other girls in her class, or like Louise.

    Her Father's Daughter

    Gene Stratton-Porter

  • I am not used to go about so much unescorted, and I am not so independent as Louise.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • "We are keeping Mr. Wrayson from his friends, no doubt," Louise said coldly.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim


Word Origin and History for louise

Louise

also Louisa, fem. proper name, fem. of Louis.

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