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French term or phrase:valmonde
English translation:Valmonde (proper name)
Entered by: Maya Jurt
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10:37 Aug 29, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: valmonde
The name of a plantation in a short story by Kate Chopin.
Janet
Valmonde (proper name)
Explanation:
This is the name of a lady in Kate Chopin's short story "Désirée's Baby", She drove over to the 'L'abri' to see the baby, if I remember well. Valmonde is a family name. You cannot translate it.

The meaning: probably from val, vallée - valley and monde: the world.

The valley of the world, if you like.
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Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 07:32
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na +5Valmonde (proper name)
Maya Jurt


  

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9 mins peer agreement (net): +5
Valmonde (proper name)


Explanation:
This is the name of a lady in Kate Chopin's short story "Désirée's Baby", She drove over to the 'L'abri' to see the baby, if I remember well. Valmonde is a family name. You cannot translate it.

The meaning: probably from val, vallée - valley and monde: the world.

The valley of the world, if you like.

Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 07:32
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 412

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: Proper noun, do not translate. Tons of hits on Google on this one.
26 mins

agree  vjtrans
2 hrs

agree  ildiHo
4 hrs

agree  Kateabc
8 hrs

agree  Poornima Iyengar
12 hrs
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