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liza

[lahy-zuh] /ˈlaɪ zə/
noun
1.
a mullet, Mugil liza, found chiefly in the tropical Atlantic Ocean.
Origin of liza
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; < Spanish

Liza

[lahy-zuh] /ˈlaɪ zə/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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  • Just you look 'ere, liza: this is wot 'e done an' call 'isself a man.

    Liza of Lambeth W. Somerset Maugham
  • "Run back to 'liza, children," repeated Eunice, looking back.

    Cricket at the Seashore Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
  • And again he pressed his lips to hers, and liza nearly fainted with the delight of it.

    Liza of Lambeth W. Somerset Maugham
  • Somehow they had got into the way of calling liza the servants.

    Peter and Wendy James Matthew Barrie
  • She says that book of 'liza Em'ly's is really too flat for words, and what makes people buy it, she can't see.

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