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Hé·lo·ise(ĕl′ə-wēz′, ā-lô-ēz′) 1098?-1164.
French scholar and religious figure who secretly married Peter Abelard, later becoming abbess of a convent he founded. Their letters to each other, discovered after their deaths, are noted for their eloquence and emotional intensity.
Héloïse(ˈɛləʊˌiːz; French elɔiz)
(Biography) ?1101–64, pupil, mistress, and wife of Abelard
Hé•lo•ïse(ˈɛl oʊˌiz; Fr. eɪ lɔˈiz)
1101?–64, French abbess: pupil of and secretly married to Pierre Abélard.
|Noun||1.||Heloise - student and mistress and wife of Abelard (circa 1098-1164)|