Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An era of artistic and cultural refinement in a society, especially in France at the beginning of the 20th century.

Etymologies

French : belle, beautiful + époque, era.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • A curb extension that prevented southbound drivers from turning left into the SunMart has helped eliminate collisions caused by drivers who turn in front of traffic because one lane stopped but the second lane didn't.

    Tri-City Herald: Front

  • Operation Spotlight, which tested more than 1,700 pumps at the Texas SunMart stores.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • State officials also accused the company of sending workers to recalibrate the pumps before state examiners could reach SunMart locations.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • In the middle of the trip, she made a purchase at the SunMart supermarket in Beatrice at 8: 14 a.m.

    Beatrice Daily Sun News Articles

  • In Nebraska, Nash Finch owns SunMart grocery stores and has a distribution center in Omaha.

    JournalStar.com - News Articles

  • million verdict against the Houston-based owner of SunMart convenience stores, accused of cheating customers by giving them less fuel than they paid for, authorities said Tuesday.

    chron.com Chronicle

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