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[hal-ee for 1, hah-luh for 2.] /ˈhæl i for 1, ˈhɑ lə for 2./
Morris, born 1923, U.S. linguist, born in Latvia.
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.

  • At Halle he had been an early riser, influenced by zeal for excellence in study.

    George Muller of Bristol Arthur T. Pierson
  • 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
  • Handel began his studies with Zachau, organist of the Halle cathedral.

    The Standard Oratorios George P. Upton
  • Pappenheim had already captured the citadel of Halle when Wallenstein's messenger reached him.

British Dictionary definitions for Halle


/German ˈhalə/
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)


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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