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[lee-suh, -zuh] /ˈli sə, -zə/
a female given name, form of Elizabeth. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He's gone outside with Lise to see the sun set over Paris, I think.

  • She has a brother; I think you know him, he married Lise Meinen lately.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • His manner of treating Janet, for instance, was quite different from that he employed in dealing with Lise.

  • Lise assented, though I knew for a fact that I did not resemble my mother in the least.

    Youth Leo Tolstoy
  • At this detail of her baby-life Lise smiled, and held out her hand to Dumesnil; she did not ask him, however, who was M. Froment.

    Artist and Model Ren de Pont-Jest
  • "Till to-morrow, Lise," said Antoine, inclining his head to kiss her.

  • After standing in astonishment for a moment, Vera dressed quickly and went to the husband of Lise Barineff.

    Artist and Model Ren de Pont-Jest
  • It was Lise who had given the note of ornamentation to the bedroom.

  • He felt that his course of action must be shaped by the calmest judgment, if Lise were to be rescued from her surroundings.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • "I'm through with him," Lise declared briefly, tugging at her hair.

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