Le Havre

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Le Ha·vre

 (lə hä′vrə, häv′)
A city of northern France on the English Channel west-northwest of Paris. It has been a major port since 1500s.
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Le Havre

(lə ˈhɑːvrə; French lə ɑvrə)
(Placename) a port in N France, on the English Channel at the mouth of the River Seine: transatlantic trade; oil refining. Pop: 185 311 (2006)
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Le Ha•vre

(lə ˈhɑ vrə; Fr. lə ˈa vrə)
a seaport in N France, at the mouth of the Seine. 200,411. Also called Havre.
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Noun1.Le Havre - a port city in northern France on the English Channel at the mouth of the Seine
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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{management = in Cooper's time, a word suggesting conniving or unscrupulous manipulation; Havre = le Havre, an important French port}
Initial reports suggested Cardiff made contact with Le Havre at the end of July when Neil Warnock was keen on reinforcing his attacking options ahead of the new Championship season.
AS you walk through Le Havre it's hard to imagine that eighty per cent of the town was destroyed by bombing in the Second World War.
Mike Pickup visited Le Havre as a guest of Normandy Tourism and Brittany Ferries.
We were here to help mark the 500th anniversary of the founding of the French port and city of Le Havre, known to most Brits just as where you get off the ferry.
That result leaves Dijon top of the pile on goal difference and they would love to open up a three-point gap with a victory over sixth-placed Le Havre.
Research from the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics and Hackett Associates' Global Port Tracker: North Europe Trade Outlook revealed that the ports of Le Havre, Zeebrugge, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremen/Bremerhaven and Hamburg are expected to handle 3.3% more teu in 2014, on the back of a "more robust economic performance".
The Sunderland boss has agreed a fee with Le Havre for 18-year-old right-back Mendy, as he continues his continental bargain hunt.
London, May 30 (ANI): Nicolas Sarkozy has taken it upon himself to fulfil a Napoleonic ideal - the French prez wants to push Paris to the sea stretching 100 miles to Le Havre, a city in northern France.
Bow Querida, Le Havre. Yesterday: Jacobus Broere, Rotterdam.
Summary: Manchester United say they are ready to take legal action against Le Havre if they pursue a case over their signing of Paul Pogba.