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A city of central Germany on the Saale River west-northwest of Leipzig. First mentioned in the ninth century, it was an important member of the Hanseatic League in the Middle Ages.
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(Placename) 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
(Biography) 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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a city in central Germany, NW of Leipzig. 290,051.
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|Noun||1.||Halle - a city in the Saxony region of Germany on the Saale River; a member of the Hanseatic League during the 13th and 14th centuries|
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
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