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From: Mona Andrée Rainville <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Bonneterre
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 14:58:56 -0500
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Hello Linda,

I am sure someone is bound to point out that proper names are not to
translated.

But, "bonne terre", which means "good earth", could have become
"Goodearth" or even "Goodland" to someone less tuned to the finer rules
of grammar... ;-)

Cheers,

Mona



wrote:
> Hello list,
>
> Could someone tell me what the "name" Bonneterre translates to in English.
>
> Thanks!
> Linda
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