Louise


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Lou·ise

 (lo͞o-ēz′), Lake
A lake of southwest Alberta, Canada, in the Rocky Mountains near Banff. Surrounded by high peaks and glaciers, it is noted for its scenic beauty.
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Lou•ise

(luˈiz)

n.
Lake, a glacial lake in W Canada, in SW Alberta in Banff National Park. 5670 ft. (1728 m) above sea level.
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Translations
Louise
Luise
Loviisa
Louise
Lovise
Lovisa
References in classic literature ?
George Willard found Louise Trunnion in the kitchen of her father's house.
Louise Trunnion came out across the potato patch holding the dish cloth in her hand.
The young newspaper reporter had received a let- ter from Louise Trunnion.
She only replied: "Louise, you do not speak as you think, my dear; you know that messieurs the guards, as you call them, have only just commenced their sleep, and that a cannon would not waken them; you know that Madame's bell can be heard at the bridge of Blois, and that consequently I shall hear it when my services are required by Madame.
Don't be afraid, Louise -- Madame de Saint-Remy will not come; and if she should, you know I have a quick ear.
The mother of two princes and three princesses!' If you call that relaxation, Louise, all I ask is to be punished every day; particularly when my punishment is to remain with you and write such interesting letters as we write!"
"Leave me, Louise," he said, "for some one is coming."
Louise disappeared rapidly among the trees; and then, as the king, who had been on his knees before the young girl, was rising from his humble posture, Colbert exclaimed, "Ah!
The guests now all took leave of Athos, excepting the old Duc de Barbe, who, as an old friend of the family of La Valliere, went to see little Louise and offered to take her to Blois in his carriage.
Cavalcanti the company of Mademoiselle Louise d'Armilly, her singing teacher.
"Come, Louise," said Mademoiselle Danglars to her friend.
It was seven weeks after the first fall of the Empire, and poor Marie Louise, ex-Empress was a fugitive.