Havel

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Ha·vel

 (hä′fəl)
A river, about 340 km (210 mi) long, of eastern Germany flowing through Berlin to the Elbe River.

Havel

(German ˈhaːfəl)
n
(Placename) a river in E Germany, flowing south to Berlin, then west and north to join the River Elbe. Length: about 362 km (225 miles)

Havel

(Czech ˈhavɛl)
n
(Biography) Václav (ˈvʌtslav). 1936–2011, Czech dramatist and statesman: founder of the Civil Forum movement for political change: president of Czechoslovakia (1989–92) and of the Czech Republic (1993–2003). His plays include The Garden Party (1963) and Redevelopment (1989)

Ha•vel

(ˈhɑ vɛl)
n.
Václav, born 1936, Czech playwright and political leader: president of Czechoslovakia 1989–92, president of the Czech Republic since 1993.
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Noun1.Havel - Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
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Crossing the Havel River, the Glienicke was used during the Cold War for the exchange of captured spies and features in the film when Abel is exchanged for Powers.
Everything is sourced locally, from the venison to the Brandenburg duck and the Havel River pike.
Out of Berlin, near Potsdam, we watched yachts and their crews enjoy sailing on a hot summer's day on the broad waters of the Havel River near the quaint village of Werder, famous for its smoked fish.