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[ih-lis-uh] /ɪˈlɪs ə/
Phoenician name of Dido.
a female given name, form of Elizabeth. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Aziel bowed his head, remembering that Issachar had foretold also that for Elissa and for him there was hope beyond the grave.

    Elissa H. Rider Haggard
  • Elissa made no reply, and for a while they walked on in silence.

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  • Then, before either of them could speak a word, at a sign from the Shadid, the priestesses closed round Elissa.

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  • "Let the gates be opened, and send to see whether or no I lie," said Elissa, quietly.

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  • Elissa took a step forward on the das and curtseyed low before the king.

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  • It chanced that, so far as Elissa was concerned, these charges were utterly untrue.

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  • But before the priest could take it another figure approached him, that of Elissa, with arms outstretched and eyes upturned.

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