[hal-ee for 1, hah-luh for 2.]
  1. Morris,born 1923, U.S. linguist, born in Latvia.
  2. a city in Germany, NW of Leipzig.Official name Hal·le an der Saal·e [hah-luh ahn der zahl-uh] /ˈhɑ lə ɑn dɛr ˈzɑl ə/.
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  1. a city in E central Germany, in Saxony-Anhalt, on the River Saale: early saltworks; a Hanseatic city in the late Middle Ages; university (1694). Pop: 240 119 (2003 est)Official name: Halle an der Saale (an der ˈzaːlə)


  1. Sir Charles, original name Karl Hallé . 1819–95, German conductor and pianist, in Britain from 1848. In 1857 he founded the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester
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