Louise

1
[loo-eez]
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.

Louise

2
[loo-eez]
noun
  1. an opera (1900) by Gustave Charpentier.
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Contemporary Examples of louise

Historical Examples of louise

  • 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

  • The girl whom she had addressed as Louise shrugged her shoulders.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • She put down her glasses and looked across at Louise with a smile.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim


Word Origin and History for louise

Louise

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper