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Hague

[heyg] /heɪg/
noun
1.
The, a city in the W Netherlands, near the North Sea: site of the government, royal residence, and of the International Court of Justice.

La Hague

[luh heyg] /lə ˈheɪg/
noun
1.
Cape, a cape in NW France, in the English Channel near Cherbourg: the NW extremity of the Cotentin Peninsula.
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British Dictionary definitions for Hague

Hague1

/heɪɡ/
noun
1.
The Hague, the seat of government of the Netherlands and capital of South Holland province, situated about 3 km (2 miles) from the North Sea. Pop: 464 000 (2003 est) Dutch names 's Gravenhage, Den Haag

Hague2

/heɪɡ/
noun
1.
William Jefferson. born 1961, British politician; leader of the Conservative party (1997–2001); foreign secretary from 2010; as a writer he is noted for his biography of William Pitt the Younger (2004)
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Word Origin and History for Hague

city in Netherlands, from Dutch Den Haag, short for 's Gravenhage, literally "the count's hedge" (i.e. the hedge-enclosed hunting grounds of the counts of Holland); see haw. In French, it is La Haye.

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