Definition of Héloïse in US English:

Héloïse

proper noun

  • (1098–1164), French abbess. She is known for her tragic love affair with the theologian Abelard. She later became abbess of the community of Paraclete.

Pronunciation

Héloïse

/ˈ(h)ɛləˌwiz//ˈ(h)eləˌwēz/