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[il-suh] /ˈɪl sə/
a female given name, form of Elizabeth. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But when she seated herself, she addressed Ilse on the other side of him, leaning so near that he felt the warmth of her hair.

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
  • "Ye must pay a pinny or Ilse put your forefinger in," says McCarthy.

    The Stark Munro Letters J. Stark Munro
  • But the next day the dog's master called again and complained of Ilse, saying: 'What do you think of this?

    Lola Henny Kindermann
  • “You thought you knew how to live when you took the white veil,” said Ilse cheerfully.

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
  • At last Ilse and Elsa had screamed that Carl was coming, and in he walked with the prettiest story you can think of.

    Two Royal Foes Eva Madden
  • But Ilse sang some wonderful songs which she had learned in the Battalion of Death.

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
  • And the next instant the arm and the head of Ilse Dumont were thrust through the port into the room.

    The Dark Star Robert W. Chambers
  • Estridge called up a taxi; and presently went away with Ilse.

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
  • In the ominous silence around her, Ilse turned and gaily surveyed the audience.

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers

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