Definition of Héloïse in English:

Héloïse

Pronunciation /ˈ(h)eləˌwēz/ /ˈ(h)ɛləˌwiz/

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.