Belles

14:48 Feb 2, 2018
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English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Environment & Ecology
English term or phrase: Belles
Belles, raided and ransacked Southern silver, livestock and fowl; and torched Southern fields.
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Summary of answers provided
4 +3belles / beautés
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belles
belles / beautés


Explanation:
" Pro-Confederate Southerners hated fellow Southerners who had supported the Union as much as they hated Yankees, who carved their names, their regiments in Southern trees, accosted Southern Belles, raided and ransacked Southern silver, livestock and fowl"

"Du mythe à la réalité. La Southern Belle et la guerre - Persée
http://www.persee.fr/doc/chris_0753-2776_2000_num_67_1_2212
by L Crété - ‎2000 - ‎Related articles
Si j'ai choisi la Guerre de Sécession, qui mit à feu les États-Unis de 1861 à 1865, c'est à cause du fossé qui existe entre le mythe et la réalité. ... Les belles du Sud furent comparées aux fleurs du magnolia, à cause de leur délicatesse et de leur pureté, et tenues le plus éloignées possible des réalités de la vie. En lisant leurs ..."

FX Fraipont
Belgium
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: 'Southern Belles' is a set expression.
3 mins

agree  Drmanu49
20 mins

agree  Antoine Dequidt
4 hrs
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