Hague



[heyg] /heɪg/

noun
1.
The, a city in the W Netherlands, near the North Sea: site of the government, royal residence, and of the International Court of Justice.
[luh heyg] /lə ˈheɪg/
noun
1.
Cape, a cape in NW France, in the English Channel near Cherbourg: the NW extremity of the Cotentin Peninsula.
/heɪɡ/
noun
1.
The Hague, the seat of government of the Netherlands and capital of South Holland province, situated about 3 km (2 miles) from the North Sea. Pop: 464 000 (2003 est) Dutch names ‘s Gravenhage, Den Haag
/heɪɡ/
noun
1.
William Jefferson. born 1961, British politician; leader of the Conservative party (1997–2001); foreign secretary from 2010; as a writer he is noted for his biography of William Pitt the Younger (2004)

city in Netherlands, from Dutch Den Haag, short for ‘s Gravenhage, literally “the count’s hedge” (i.e. the hedge-enclosed hunting grounds of the counts of Holland); see haw. In French, it is La Haye.

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