Heloise definition

ĕlə-wēz, ā-lô-ēz
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.
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(person, proper) A feminine name.
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(person) 1101-64; lover &, later, wife of her teacher, Pierre Abélard.
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