belle
bell

American English homophones. 2014.

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  • belle — → 1. beau ● belle nom féminin Familier. Jeune femme, jeune fille, en particulier la femme aimée. Partie décisive qui désigne le vainqueur, lorsque des joueurs ont gagné un nombre égal de parties. ● belle (expressions) nom féminin Belle de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Belle — may refer to: * Southern belle, a refined woman (from the French belle , beautiful ) ** Southern Belle (KCS), a passenger train operated by the Kansas City Southern Railway ** Southern Belle (LBSC), a passenger train operated by the London,… …   Wikipedia

  • Belle — bezeichnet: ein Experiment in einem japanischen Forschungszentrum für Teilchenphysik, siehe Belle Experiment regional Pappeln einen schachspielenden Spezialcomputer, siehe Schachcomputer#Groß und Spezialrechner einen Ortsteil der Stadt Horn Bad… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • belle-sœur — [ bɛlsɶr ] n. f. • 1423; de belle, fém. de beau, t. d affection, et sœur 1 ♦ Sœur du conjoint, pour l autre conjoint. Mes belles sœurs. 2 ♦ Femme du frère ou du beau frère (1o) d une personne. ● belle sœur, belles sœurs nom féminin Sœur du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Belle — Belle, WV U.S. town in West Virginia Population (2000): 1259 Housing Units (2000): 647 Land area (2000): 0.712822 sq. miles (1.846200 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.073772 sq. miles (0.191068 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.786594 sq. miles (2.037268… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Belle — (b[e^]l), n. [F. belle, fem. of bel, beau, beautiful, fine. See {Beau}.] A young lady of superior beauty and attractions; a handsome lady, or one who attracts notice in society; a fair lady. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Belle, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 1344 Housing Units (2000): 652 Land area (2000): 1.265438 sq. miles (3.277468 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.265438 sq. miles (3.277468 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Belle, WV — U.S. town in West Virginia Population (2000): 1259 Housing Units (2000): 647 Land area (2000): 0.712822 sq. miles (1.846200 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.073772 sq. miles (0.191068 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.786594 sq. miles (2.037268 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Belle — f English: variant of BELLA (SEE Bella), reflecting the French feminine adjective belle beautiful …   First names dictionary

  • belle — [bel] n old fashioned [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: , from the feminine form of beau; BEAU] a beautiful girl or woman the belle of the ball (=the most beautiful girl at a dance or party) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • belle — [ bel ] noun count OLD FASHIONED a very beautiful girl or woman the belle of the ball the most beautiful woman at a dance or other event …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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