[hal-ee for 1, hah-luh for 2.]
- Morris,born 1923, U.S. linguist, born in Latvia.
- 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/.
- (formerly) the large, central, wholesale food market area of Paris, France.
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Examples from the Web for halles
In vain: him, too, the headsman's axe sent to his account at the Halles.The Story of Paris
Let us go to Père Louviot's in the Halles where we can meet some real men and women.The Belovd Vagabond
William J. Locke
It was near the Halles (markets) that he had to work this time.The Crime of the Boulevard
If any more were brought in, the Halles would have to move out.Rescue Dog of the High Pass
James Arthur Kjelgaard
"And she has not recovered her figure yet," remarked the heroine of the Halles.Cousin Pons
Honore de Balzac
- 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)
- 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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