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Belle Isle

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noun
  1. Strait of, a strait between Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. 10–15 miles (16–24 km) wide.
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Historical Examples

  • It was Aramis who drew the plan of the fortifications at Belle-Isle, was it not?

    Louise de la Valliere

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  • "They have commenced the siege of Belle-Isle," replied the officer.

    The Man in the Iron Mask

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  • Now the inhabitants and defenders of Belle-Isle know nothing of this arrest.

    The Man in the Iron Mask

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  • Shall we not be obliged, then, to send him back to Belle-Isle?

    Ten Years Later

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  • "I have the plan of the fortifications of Belle-Isle," said the king.

    Ten Years Later

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere


British Dictionary definitions for belle isle

Belle Isle

noun
  1. an island in the Atlantic, at the N entrance to the Strait of Belle Isle, between Labrador and Newfoundland. Area: about 39 sq km (15 sq miles)
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