Le Havre

[ luh-hah-vruh, -ver; French luh-a-vruh ]

noun
  1. a seaport in N France, at the mouth of the Seine.

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How to use Le Havre in a sentence

  • Dave squinted ahead at the ocean of flame and oily black smoke that towered up above the Le Havre area.

  • During the last few hours spent in Le Havre, every preparation for the departure had been made.

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  • All operations will fan out north, south, and east from Le Havre.

British Dictionary definitions for 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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