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Havre

[hav-er for 1; hah-vruh, -ver for 2] /ˈhæv ər for 1; ˈhɑ vrə, -vər for 2/
noun
1.
a city in N Montana.
2.

Le Havre

[luh hah-vruh, -ver; French luh a-vruh] /lə ˈhɑ vrə, -vər; French lə ˈa vrə/
noun
1.
a seaport in N France, at the mouth of the Seine.
Also called Havre.
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  • I went twice to Havre in this ship also, when I left her for the Normandy, in the same line.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
  • I had now been no less than eight voyages in the Havre trade, without intermission.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
  • But Patrickson was to go by Havre de Grace—that would delay him.

  • That would not change anything even if he could go back to Havre.

  • I shall send you some to the Poste Restante in Havre—to-morrow.

    The White Lie William Le Queux
  • I will telephone to the police in Havre, and leave the rest to them.

    The White Lie William Le Queux
  • She's bound for Havre, and the skipper will weigh as soon as you're aboard.

    Two Sides of the Face Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • At Havre the word is frt, the same as our freight, the German fracht, viz.

  • The business at Havre apparently could not be easily settled.

    Mary Wollstonecraft Elizabeth Robins Pennell
British Dictionary definitions for Havre

Havre

/ˈhɑːvrə; French ɑvrə/
noun
1.
See Le Havre

Le Havre

/lə ˈhɑːvrə; French lə ɑvrə/
noun
1.
a port in N France, on the English Channel at the mouth of the River Seine: transatlantic trade; oil refining. Pop: 190 905 (1999)
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