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Havre

[hav-er for 1; hah-vruh, -ver for 2] /ˈhæv ər for 1; ˈhɑ vrə, -vər for 2/
noun
1.
a city in N Montana.
2.

Le Havre

[luh hah-vruh, -ver; French luh a-vruh] /lə ˈhɑ vrə, -vər; French lə ˈa vrə/
noun
1.
a seaport in N France, at the mouth of the Seine.
Also called Havre.
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  • The terrace was thronged with the good Havre folks, husbands and wives and families enjoying the Sunday afternoon apéritif.

    Jaffery William J. Locke
  • 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
  • Europe has three great coffee-trading markets—Havre, Hamburg, and Antwerp.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • I had now been no less than eight voyages in the Havre trade, without intermission.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
  • We have been six days without a mail now, and have taken loads to Êtretat and to Havre.

  • But Patrickson was to go by Havre de Grace—that would delay him.

  • Havre's exchange was inaugurated in 1882, under the name of the Coffee Terminal Market.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • That would not change anything even if he could go back to Havre.

  • Havre, the port receiving most of the trade from the United States, is the port of Paris.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
British Dictionary definitions for Havre

Havre

/ˈhɑːvrə; French ɑvrə/
noun
1.
See 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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