- Strait of, a strait between Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. 10–15 miles (16–24 km) wide.
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It was Aramis who drew the plan of the fortifications at Belle-Isle, was it not?Louise de la Valliere
Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Now the inhabitants and defenders of Belle-Isle know nothing of this arrest.
"They have commenced the siege of Belle-Isle," replied the officer.
Shall we not be obliged, then, to send him back to Belle-Isle?
"I have the plan of the fortifications of Belle-Isle," said the king.
- 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)