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Alison

[al-uh-suh n] /ˈæl ə sən/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Alice.
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British Dictionary definitions for Alison

alison

/ˈælɪsən/
noun
1.
sweet alison, another name for sweet alyssum
2.
small alison, a rare compact annual, Alyssum alyssoides, having small yellow flowers: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
Word Origin
altered from alyssum
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Word Origin and History for Alison

fem. proper name, from French Alison, a diminutive of Alice.

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