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[bey-luh, bel-uh] /ˈbeɪ lə, ˈbɛl ə/
a male given name.
Hungarian Béla
[bey-lo] /ˈbeɪ lɒ/ (Show IPA)
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  • But, in return, you must deliver your sister Bela into my hands.

    A Hero of Our Time M. Y. Lermontov
  • On the way I involuntarily let the conversation turn on Bela and Pechorin.

    A Hero of Our Time M. Y. Lermontov
  • Perhaps, however, you would like to know the conclusion of the story of Bela?

    A Hero of Our Time M. Y. Lermontov
  • "There has not been war on Venus for 600,000 years," said Bela.

  • Bela could not come, as he had just then a school examination.

    Manasseh Maurus Jokai
  • Bela was a firebrand in the village, a scandal to the whole tribe.

    The Huntress Hulbert Footner
  • This he had imparted to Bela—that was why she was crazy, they said.

    The Huntress Hulbert Footner
  • Bela, laughing, ran in and seized the stick as he attempted to raise it again.

    The Huntress Hulbert Footner

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