Liza

An innkeeper's daughter in love with Elvino, a rich farmer: but Elvino loves Amina. 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.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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