belle belle  /ˈbɛl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals

Usage(s):

  • Although she sees herself more as "a Huck Finn" than "a Southern belle," her favorite fictional heroine is Scarlett O'Hara.

News

  1. Belle Heth students blast off into summer

    While students of all ages at Belle Heth Elementary School were counting down the time until they could blast off into summer last week, the school’s oldest students were also performing countdowns just prior to blasting rockets into the sky. Close to 130 model rockets took flight at the school last Tuesday and Wednesday as [...]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

  2. Belle Isle and Metallica tune up, gear up for weekend's big Orion festival

    Belle Isle was quiet but bustling today as crews began final preparations for Orion Music + More, the Metallica-led rock festival that will take over a southern stretch of the Detroit park Saturday and Sunday. Across the way, Metallica members James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo gathered with Detroit city officials and others for an afternoon media conference at the tented Sanitarium Stage, which ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Belle Fourche rural standoff ends in suicide

    BELLE FOURCHE | A standoff with law enforcement ended Wednesday morning after about five hours when a man committed suicide in a pasture near his home.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Rapid City Journal

Quotes

  1. "For a half century Anna Belle was a pioneer for Tennessee women in politics and an effective force for better schools and health care," Alexander said. "She relished her integral role as a leader of one of Tennessee's most consequential...
    on Sep 1, 2009 By: Lamar Alexander Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

  2. "Definitely with Sonoma and Chicago and Belle Isle, tracks that those guys are very good at as well, we are going to make sure we don't lose too many points," Dixon said.
    on Aug 10, 2008 By: Scott Dixon Source: SI.com

  3. "Belle would be so happy and so proud to see her six-year labour of love being enjoyed by so many people," McManus said.
    on May 7, 2007 By: Rove McManus Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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