Definition of belle epoque
: a period of high artistic or cultural development; especially : such a period in fin de siècle France
Examples of belle epoque
<that 19th-century belle epoque when Paris seemed to be the artistic center of the universe>
Variants of belle epoque
Origin of belle epoque
French, literally, beautiful age
First Known Use: 1904
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