Le Havre

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French Le Havre.

Proper noun[edit]

Le Havre

  1. A city on the north coast of Normandy, France

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French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Le Havre m

  1. A city on the north coast of Normandy, France

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Usage notes[edit]

Since "Le Havre" begins with "Le", a definite article, it follows the same rules as the lowercase "le", i.e. if you were to say "I am from Le Havre", it would be "Je viens du Havre", du being a contraction of de and le; or if you were to say "I am going to go to Le Havre", similarly it would be "Je vais aller au Havre". The same rule applies for other towns, for example Le Mans. Curiously, The "de + le = du" and "à + le = au" rules don't apply to surnames, so you say "La politique de Le Pen" as opposed to "La politique du Pen".