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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.
What countries border Nigeria? Use relative location to describe where the
countries are located.
How large is Nigeria compared to the countries that border it?
What is Nigeria’s capital? Use relative location to describe where the capital is located.
Identify five cities in Nigeria.
Local time: 02:56

Summary of answers provided
4 +3belles / beautés
FX Fraipont

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
belles / beautés

" 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
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 ..."

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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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