Definitions

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  • proper n. Alternative name of Dido, queen of Carthage.
  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek; probably from Phoenician Elishat. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Elissa is back from Middle-Earth -- and tea with Margaret Mahy, who apparently lives in a cliff.

    From the land of the long white cloud

  • NOTE: The first book in the series is titled Elissa's Quest and the second book in the series is titled, Elissa's Odyssey.

    Young Reader Capsule Review 1 (Reviewed by Cindy Hannikman)

  • I think I have to call Elissa tonight. sit; stand; jump; d. l.

    oatcake Diary Entry

  • "Come hither," called Elissa, addressing the woman.

    Elissa

  • To subscribe to The Bulletin, call Elissa at (508) 674-4656, Ext. 101.

    SouthCoastToday.com Latest Headlines

  • In a secret corner of his soul, Jan still pines a little for "Elissa" aka The White Stone despite knowing for sure that at Alessandra's behest and to make him Hirzig after all, the assassin killed his beloved uncle Finn who served as both "older brother and father" figure instead of the drunkard and later rebel nobleman that was Allesandra's estranged husband.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • Another, "Elissa," is an attempt, difficult enough owing to the scantiness of the material left to us by time, to recreate the life of the ancient Poenician Zimbabwe, whose ruins still stand in Rhodesia, and, with the addition of the necessary love story, to suggest circumstances such as might have brought about or accompanied its fall at the hands of the surrounding savage tribes.

    The Wizard

  • Another, "Elissa," is an attempt, difficult enough owing to the scantiness of the material left to us by time, to recreate the life of the ancient Phoenician Zimbabwe, whose ruins still stand in Rhodesia, and, with the addition of the necessary love story, to suggest circumstances such as might have brought about or accompanied its fall at the hands of the surrounding savage tribes.

    Elissa

  • As the first step in the Arrangement, Red Hill intends to transfer $1,000,000 and its non-coal assets, principally the Red Lithium Property near Clayton Valley, Nevada and the Thor Rare Earth Property in Nevada and the Banbury Property in British Columbia, to Elissa Resources Ltd., a British Columbia company ( "Elissa") in exchange for Elissa common shares.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Elissa Gabrielle: We have yet to meet, but I know you through your giving heart.

    One Season

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