a noun suffix occurring in loanwords from French, where it originally formed diminutives, now often with a derivative sense in which the diminutive force is lost (bagatelle; prunelle; rondelle); also in Anglicized forms of Latin words ending in -ella (organelle).
A C++ style-guide originated by Ellemtel Telecom Systems, Stockholm.
[el-uh n] /ˈɛl ən/ noun 1. Mount, a mountain in S Utah. 11,522 feet (3514 meters). 2. a female given name, form of . fem. proper name, an older form of Helen (q.v.). Its popularity among U.S. birth names peaked in 1880s and 1940s.
/ˈɛlənbrə/ noun 1. Earl of, title of Edward Law. 1780–1871, British colonial administrator: governor general of India (1742–44)
[el-uh nz-burg] /ˈɛl ənzˌbɜrg/ noun 1. a town in central Washington.