There are 2 definitions of lis in English:

lis1

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Pronunciation: /lɪs
 
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noun (plural same or lisses)

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

There are 2 definitions of lis in English:

lis2

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Pronunciation: /lɪs
 
/

noun

Law
  • A lawsuit. See also lis pendens.
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    • It is most likely, therefore, that they would challenge Ontario's jurisdiction over the same lis.
    • If the justices appear in the Divisional Court they make themselves parties to the lis.
    • The point which emerges from this debate is that what is occurring is something that is, at least for some purposes, perhaps for all, a process that is outside a lis.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Latin lis 'dispute'.

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