Definition of Havel

1. Noun. 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).

Exact synonyms: Vaclav Havel
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright, National Leader, Solon, Statesman



Definition of Havel

1. Proper noun. A river in Germany. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Havel

Haute-Loire
Haute-Normandie
Haute-Vienne
Havana
Havana Brown
Havanan
Havanans
Havanese
Havaneses
Havant
Havarti
Havasupai
Havdala
Havdalah
Havdoloh
Havel (current term)
Havelockian
Haverhill fever
Haverhillia multiformis
Havers' glands
Haversian
Haversian canal
Haversian canals
Haversian system
Haw
Haw.
Hawai'ian
Hawai`i
Hawai`ian
Hawai`ians

Literary usage of Havel

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1. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1829)
"The town of Rathenau is situated on the banks of the Havel, and at six leagues to the north-east of Brandenburg. It is peopled by 4600 inhabitants, ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Old English Language: Compiled from Writings of the XII by Francis Henry Stratmann (1878)
"... Havel. 2671; on kneus pei schule hem sotte MIBC 272; sote (imper.) LA». 3699; MISC. 85; LEG. 58; sette (prêt. ... VIII, 17; AR 204; Havel. ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1915)
"By EB Havel 1, London: Murray, 1908. 2. The Ideals of Indian Art. By EB Havell. London : Murray, 1914. 3. A History of Fine Art in India and Ceylon. ..."

4. Meyers Hand-Lexikon Des Allgemeinen Wissens: Mit Technologischen und (1883)
"Residenz, an der Havel und der Bahn Berlin-Magdeburg, 43447 Ew.t zerfallt in Alt- nnd Neustadt und ... In der Nähe die Pfauen- insel in der Havel mit engl. ..."

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