- The, a city in the W Netherlands, near the North Sea: site of the government, royal residence, and of the International Court of Justice.
- Cape, a cape in NW France, in the English Channel near Cherbourg: the NW extremity of the Cotentin Peninsula.
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The Hague convention on adoption was somewhat of a disaster.The Wild, Wild West of Thai Surrogacy
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But these marchers were not in Syria or Iraq; they were in The Hague in The Netherlands.ISIS’s Black Flags Are Flying in Europe
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July 28, 2014
Obama started his springtime trip in the Netherlands, where he visited The Hague, seat of the International Court of Justice.Will Saudi Arabia Execute Guest Workers for 'Witchcraft'?
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Indeed, The Hague also witnessed another development, the latest meeting between President Obama and President Xi of China.
Taking center stage in The Hague was the recreation of the G7 as a unified western bloc.
Yes, to the Hague, and if what people say is true, it won't do him much good.
Would any one leave them at Dort, when one goes to the Hague?
Yes, they were indeed the accents which had fallen so sweetly on his heart at the Hague.
Do you remember Rosa, what you told me of the students, officers, and clerks of the Hague?
I had two aunts at The Hague, but the question was, were they there?My Double Life
- The Hague the seat of government of the Netherlands and capital of South Holland province, situated about 3 km (2 miles) from the North Sea. Pop: 464 000 (2003 est)Dutch names: 's Gravenhage, Den Haag
- William Jefferson. born 1961, British politician; leader of the Conservative party (1997–2001); foreign secretary from 2010; as a writer he is noted for his biography of William Pitt the Younger (2004)
Word Origin and History for hague
city in Netherlands, from Dutch Den Haag, short for 's Gravenhage, literally "the count's hedge" (i.e. the hedge-enclosed hunting grounds of the counts of Holland); see haw. In French, it is La Haye.