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  • proper noun A female given name, diminutive of Isabelle and Annabelle, by folk etymology interpreted as "belle". More common as a middle name than a first name.

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Examples

  • BELLE -- Operators at the DuPont Plant in Belle discovered a rupture disc had vented 1900 pounds of Methyl Chloride into the atmosphere over a five day span.

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  • BELLE -- Operators at the DuPont Plant in Belle discovered a rupture disc had vented 1900 pounds of Methyl Chloride into the atmosphere over a five day span.

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  • BELLE -- Operators at the DuPont Plant in Belle discovered a rupture disc had vented 1900 pounds of Methyl Chloride into the atmosphere over a five day span.

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  • A review of her movie "Potiche" in the Friday Journal section misspelled the title "Belle du Jour."

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  • The name Belle Gray comes from our daughters middle namesDelilah Belle and Amelia Grayand these stores are our babies too.

    Rinnavation

  • The name Belle Gray comes from our daughters middle namesDelilah Belle and Amelia Grayand these stores are our babies too.

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  • “Her name Belle Watling,” said Uncle Peter, his lower lip beginning to protrude.

    Gone with the Wind

  • “Her name Belle Watling,” said Uncle Peter, his lower lip beginning to protrude.

    Gone with the Wind

  • “Her name Belle Watling,” said Uncle Peter, his lower lip beginning to protrude.

    Gone with the Wind

  • “Her name Belle Watling,” said Uncle Peter, his lower lip beginning to protrude.

    Gone with the Wind

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  • Marshallese term for English.

    July 4, 2010