- a female given name, form of Isabella.
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Examples from the Web for bella
Commissioned psychologists Charles F. Bond Jr. and Bella M. DePaulo to review more than 200 studies on body language.P.J. on the Owl-Monkey Project and the Science of Chick Flicks
P. J. O’Rourke
April 6, 2014
The t-shirt that Bella wore in her very first Twillight kissing scene with Edward is now up for auction.Marc Jacobs May Bid Adieu to Louis Vuitton; Elle Man Launches in France
The Fashion Beast Team
September 30, 2013
Catherine Hardwicke, who directed the first movie, went so far as to test out Browning as Bella.
After watching Kristen Stewart in the indie film Into the Wild, Hardwicke thought the young actress might be her Bella.
“I would ask Montel what he was thinking when he hired her,” Bella said.What Psychic Sylvia Brown Didn’t See
May 10, 2013
It is not my fault, Bella, the opportune gentleman don't come!
I know not, Bella, that I ever asked any thing unfit to be granted.
I met only with insult for this—Bella has not a feeling heart.
And how do you think Bella employed herself while I was writing?
Don't let me be surprised at your seeming unsisterliness, Bella.
Word Origin and History for bella
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