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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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  • This was considered a special miracle in favour of the town, which was henceforth known as Le Havre de Grace.

    Normandy G. E. Mitton
  • As soon as it was light we could see the harbor of Le Havre.

    The Emma Gees Herbert Wes McBride
  • We stayed only the one night at Le Havre, and recommenced our journey on the night of the thirteenth.

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

  • On our arrival at Le Havre the next day, Arthur confessed that he was greatly embarrassed financially.

  • Two or three friends will accompany me, and my intention was to start for Brest or Le Havre to-night.

    Petticoat Rule Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  • Acting on your instructions, your brother dashed off by motor to Le Havre to reach the bank before four o'clock.

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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