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[loo-eez] /luˈiz/
Lake, a glacial lake in W Canada, in SW Alberta in the Canadian Rockies: resort. 5670 feet (1728 meters) above sea level.
Also, Louisa
[loo-ee-zuh] /luˈi zə/ (Show IPA)
. a female given name: derived from Louis.


[loo-eez] /luˈiz/
an opera (1900) by Gustave Charpentier. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But Louise, with her sudden question, had forced one from her.

    Regiment of Women Clemence Dane
  • In the living-room they found Louise Sampson and half a dozen girls.

  • Was Louise with you when you went on board the Rose of Delhi yesterday afternoon?

  • The girl whom she had addressed as Louise shrugged her shoulders.

    The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Louise was arranging a little table for tea between the bed and the windows.

    The New Warden Mrs. David G. Ritchie
Word Origin and History for Louise

also Louisa, fem. proper name, fem. of Louis.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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