From the name of a princess in the American fantasy film Star Wars (1977-1983).
Leia Sentence Examples
Star Wars bedding was popular back in the 70's when Luke, Han Solo and Princess Leia first hit the big screen.
Leave it a little messy for a look that's more modern than Princess Leia.
Although the phenomenon dates back to silent film, in recent popular culture it was Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia that turned a generation of boys into men when she donned a sexy gold bikini in Return of the Jedi.
Thus, there were Ninja Turtles; mini Snuggies with leg warmers, giving them a 1980s look; graduation gowns (which isn't too far a stretch); geishas; and a disturbingly accurate male Princess Leia from the original movie.