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Halle

[hal-ee for 1, hah-luh for 2.] /ˈhæl i for 1, ˈhɑ lə for 2./
noun
1.
Morris, born 1923, U.S. linguist, born in Latvia.
2.
a city in Germany, NW of Leipzig.
Official name Halle an der Saale
[hah-luh ahn der zahl-uh] /ˈhɑ lə ɑn dɛr ˈzɑl ə/ (Show IPA)
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  • After the dissolution of the University of Wittenberg his father was transferred to Halle in 1815.

  • Handel began his studies with Zachau, organist of the Halle cathedral.

    The Standard Oratorios George P. Upton
  • It was therefore determined that Handel should return to Halle, and be placed once more under the care of his old master.

    Story-Lives of Great Musicians Francis Jameson Rowbotham
  • He had been assistant lecturer in theology at Halle University.

  • Pappenheim had already captured the citadel of Halle when Wallenstein's messenger reached him.

British Dictionary definitions for Halle

Halle

/German ˈhalə/
noun
1.
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)

Hallé

/ˈhæleɪ/
noun
1.
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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