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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Louis, Joe Louis, Joseph Louis Barrownoun

    United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)

Wiktionary

  1. Louisnoun

    A male given name from French.

    "It is hardly a week since you called me your future husband, and treated me as such; now I am once more the tutor for you: I am addressed as Mr. Moore, and Sir; your lips have forgotten Louis."

    Etymology: From French Louis, from Middle French Loïs, Loïc, &c., from Old French Looïs, Luis, Lodhwig, &c., from Latin Ludovicus, from Clodovicus, from Frankish reconstructed as *Hlōdowig, *Hlūdawīg, &c., from Proto-Germanic words reconstructed as *hlūdaz ("loud; famous") + *wīgą ("battle") . Doublet of Lewis and, more remotely, Aloysius, Luis, Ludwig, Luigi, and Clovis.

  2. Louisnoun

    A female given name

    Etymology: From French Louis, from Middle French Loïs, Loïc, &c., from Old French Looïs, Luis, Lodhwig, &c., from Latin Ludovicus, from Clodovicus, from Frankish reconstructed as *Hlōdowig, *Hlūdawīg, &c., from Proto-Germanic words reconstructed as *hlūdaz ("loud; famous") + *wīgą ("battle") . Doublet of Lewis and, more remotely, Aloysius, Luis, Ludwig, Luigi, and Clovis.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Louis

    lōō′i, n. a French gold coin superseded in 1795 by the 20-franc piece—also Lou′is-d'or.—adjs. Lou′is-Quatorze′, characteristic of the reign of Louis XIV. (1643-1715), in architecture and decoration; Lou′is-Quinze, of that of Louis XV. (1715-74); Lou′is-Seize, of that of Louis XVI. (1774-92); Lou′is-Treize, of that of Louis XIII. (1610-43).

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. louis

    The name of a military order in France, instituted by Louis XIV. in 1693. Their collars were of a flame color, and passed from left to right. The king was always grand master.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Louis' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4191

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Louis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Louis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Louis in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Coogler:

    As avid consumers of television, we couldn't be happier to be launching our television business with Bob Iger, Dana Walden and all the amazing studios under the Disney umbrella. We look forward to learning, growing, and building a relationship with audiences all over the world through the Disney platforms, we are especially excited that we will be taking our first leap with Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso and their partners at Marvel Studios where we will be working closely with them on select MCU shows for Disney +. We're already in the mix on some projects that we can't wait to share.

  2. Monty Hagler:

    During his leadership of New Breed Logistics, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy sought and received legal advice from the former General Counsel of the Federal Election Commission on election laws, including the law of political contributions, to ensure that he, New Breed Logistics and any person affiliated with New Breed fully complied with any and all laws.

  3. Englishman Faldo:

    Louis Oosthuizen I also like.

  4. Marcus Owens:

    It's another conflict. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's got the option to buy. That means Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's gambling that Amazon's value is going to go up, why is Postmaster General Louis DeJoy investing in a competitor to the enterprise that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's supposed to be managing ? This is a classic case for investigation by an inspector general.

  5. Fox News:

    The women that we portray in this exhibit, a lot of them had a kind of underground impact, they weren’t on the level [of] Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Kid Ory or King Oliver. They did influence a lot of people here and those people [left] to do jazz in other places [and] put their influence out there.

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