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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals.

Usage examples (32)
  • Mrs. Kemp was the belle of the village in 1860.
  • Sharon Lawrence as the fading southern belle is great.
  • I chose it to serve as a first qualifier of the period label belle époque.
  • "Oh, yes; you are Kaolin's sister -- her they call the belle of the tribe; your name's Nacena." for more
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  • The "belle" (beauty) will ring the "bell" (hollow object with a clapper that rings when it moves).
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