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An innkeeper’s daughter in love with Elviʹno, a rich farmer: but Elviʹno loves Amiʹna. Suspicious circumstances make the farmer renounce the hand of Amina and promise marriage to her rival; but Liza is shown to be the paramour of another, and Amina, being proved innocent, is married to the man who loves her. (Bellini: La Sonnambula.) Or Lisa. (See Elvino.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Livered
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Livery
Livery-men
Livy of France (The)
Livy of Portugal (The)
Liza
Lizard (The)
Lizard Islands
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Lloyd’s Register
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