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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."

  2. Louisnoun

    A female given name

  3. 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    lōō′i, n. a French gold coin superseded in 1795 by the 20-franc piece—also Lou′is-d'or.—adjs.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. Julia Albertson:

    The congresswoman has received and been immensely grateful for an outpouring of support from her St. Louis community, our office also works very closely with the House Committee on Ethics on all gift-related matters.

  2. The OAG:

    The investigations have revealed that in summer 2002 Franz Beckenbauer accepted a loan of 10 million Swiss francs in his own name and for his own account from Robert Louis-Dreyfus. This sum was used to fund various payments made via a Swiss law firm to a Qatari company belonging to Mohammed Bin Hammam.

  3. Justin Honore:

    There was a lot of racial tension around the Ferguson issue. A lot of the student body are from the St. Louis, Ferguson area, when a lot of that was going down, they felt very hurt and judged that people were jumping to conclusions about their community, about who they were.

  4. Louis DeJoy:

    I look forward to working with supporters of the Postal Service in Congress and the Administration to ensure the Postal Service remains an integral part of the United States government, it will be an incredible honor to serve as Postmaster General, and I commit Louis DeJoy to upholding the Postal Service's cherished role in our nation.

  5. Vincent Medina:

    When Vincent Medina and Louis Trevino opened up Chochenyo Ohlone, Vincent Medina and Louis Trevino made this intentional effort in fact not to market Chochenyo Ohlone. Vincent Medina and Louis Trevino don't want to commodify these foods, Vincent Medina and Louis Trevino want to make sure that they're presented in very respectful and very dignified ways that are that are going to lead to education and awareness for those who aren't Chochenyo Ohlone, but... Vincent Medina and Louis Trevino don't want to go out there and market things that are very personal to Vincent Medina and Louis Trevino.

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