Hague


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Hague: Hague Convention

Hague

 (hāg), The or 's Gra·ven·ha·ge (skrä′vən-hä′gə, sKHrä′vən-hä′KHə)
The de facto capital of the Netherlands, in the western part of the country near the North Sea. The Hague grew around a palace built c. 1250 by William of Holland (1228-1256) and is today the seat of the country's legislature and supreme court and of the International Court of Justice.

Hague

(heɪɡ)
n
(Placename) 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 or Den Haag

Hague

(heɪɡ)
n
(Biography) 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)

Hague

(heɪg)

n.
The, a city in the W Netherlands, near the North Sea: site of the government and the royal residence. 444,313. Dutch, Den Haag , 's Gravenhage. Compare Amsterdam.
Translations

Hague

[heɪg] N The HagueLa Haya

Hague

[ˈheɪg] n
The Hague → La Haye

Hague

n the HagueDen Haag nt; in the Haguein Den Haag; the Hague Conventions (Pol) → die Haager Abkommen; the Hague Tribunal (Pol) → der Internationale Gerichtshof

Hague

[heɪg] n the Haguel'Aia
References in classic literature ?
GOLF AT THE HAGUE Among the entrants for the tournament which commences to-morrow, are several well-known English players, including Mr.
And was not this a sweet triumph for the burghers of the Hague, whose envy even beat that of the common rabble; a triumph in which every honest citizen and townsman might be expected to share?
Besides which," the fierce enemies of France chimed in, "if the work were done well and bravely at the Hague, Cornelius would certainly not be allowed to go into exile, where he will renew his intrigues with France, and live with his big scoundrel of a brother, John, on the gold of the Marquis de Louvois.
Being in such a temper, people generally will run rather than walk; which was the reason why the inhabitants of the Hague were hurrying so fast towards the Buytenhof.
The men on their horses, indeed, stood like so many statues, under the eye of their chief, Count Tilly, the captain of the mounted troops of the Hague, who had his sword drawn, but held it with its point downwards, in a line with the straps of his stirrup.
The rendezvous was given, by calculating each day's march, a fortnight from that time upon the chief place at the Hague.
A fortnight after all we have said had taken place at Calais, the whole troop assembled at the Hague.
had a little cooled the protection afforded him up to that time, and in consequence he had gone to reside in a little village house at Scheveningen, situated in the downs, on the sea-shore, about a league from the Hague.
Pakistan doing its shareIn November 2016, after the approval of the cabinet, Pakistan decided to accede to the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of Child Abduction.
The photo exhibition will be moved to the City Hall in The Hague and will be displayed at the Atrium from November 13th to November 17th.
KrypC Technologies, a rapidly expanding global blockchain platform provider, has selected The Hague for its European head office and made it official during the Cyber Security Week.
Smith Corporation acquires Hague Quality Water International for initial cash payment of USD44.