Havre

[hav-er for 1; hah-vruh, -ver for 2]

Le Havre

[luh hah-vruh, -ver; French luh a-vruh]
noun
  1. a seaport in N France, at the mouth of the Seine.
Also called Havre.
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Contemporary Examples of havre

Historical Examples of havre

  • I had now been no less than eight voyages in the Havre trade, without intermission.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • 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

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for havre

Havre

noun
  1. See Le Havre

Le Havre

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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