Havel

[ hah-vel ]
/ ˈhɑ vɛl /

noun

Vá·clav [vahts-lahf], /ˈvɑts lɑf/, 1936–2011, Czech writer and political leader: president of Czechoslovakia 1989–92; president of the Czech Republic 1993–2003.

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British Dictionary definitions for Havel (1 of 2)

Havel1
/ (German ˈhaːfəl) /

noun

a river in E Germany, flowing south to Berlin, then west and north to join the River Elbe. Length: about 362 km (225 miles)

British Dictionary definitions for Havel (2 of 2)

Havel2
/ (Czech ˈhavɛl) /

noun

Václav (ˈvʌtslav). 1936–2011, Czech dramatist and statesman: founder of the Civil Forum movement for political change: president of Czechoslovakia (1989–92) and of the Czech Republic (1993–2003). His plays include The Garden Party (1963) and Redevelopment (1989)
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