Definition of 'belle'
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She has adopted this elegant Southern belle look to promote new album Joanne. The Sun (2016)If the best of la belle France cannot work its charm on them, it is unlikely that anywhere can. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This striped and fringed hammock has something of the Southern belle about it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In a Southern belle accent she presents some powerful imagery about building a relationship. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What has happened to the happy hedonism for which la belle France was once known? Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is not all la belle vie, of course. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A genuine southern belle greeted me. Christianity Today (2000)A Southern belle who deserves to reach all points of the compass. The Sun (2006)The Southern belle had become an Amazon. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)The effect that this has on the Southern belle Daisy is dramatic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hundreds of thousands of Britons visit la belle France each summer and seldom come back complaining. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So it's a bit of a shock to discover that la belle France has its own hooligan element. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The dream of sunshine, great wine and food, and la belle vie can quickly turn to a suspicion and gloom. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A Southern belle and sweet as can be, and very good for me. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I suspect they've spent too long in la belle France. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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