belle epoque

noun, often capitalized B&E \ ˈbel-ā-ˈpȯk \
variants: or belle époque
|Updated on: 22 Jul 2018

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 in a Sentence

  1. that 19th-century belle epoque when Paris seemed to be the artistic center of the universe

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Origin and Etymology of belle epoque

French, literally, beautiful age

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