Definitions for héloïseˈɛl oʊˌiz; Fr. eɪ lɔˈiz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Hé•lo•ïseˈɛl oʊˌiz; Fr. eɪ lɔˈiz(n.)
1101?–64, French abbess: pupil of and secretly married to Pierre Abélard.
student and mistress and wife of Abelard (circa 1098-1164)
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
niece of Canon Fulbert, born at Paris; celebrated for her amour with Abelard (q. v.); became prioress of the convent of Argenteuil and abbess of the Paraclete, where she founded a new convent and lived a pious life (1101-1164).