from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river, about 346 km (215 mi) long, of eastern Germany flowing through Berlin to the Elbe River.
- Havel, Václav Born 1936. Czech writer and politician. A widely known playwright whose works include The Increased Difficulty of Concentration (1967) and The Garden Party (1969), Havel became a civil rights leader after the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia (1968). He was elected president of Czechoslovakia in 1990 after the collapse of the Communist government, but resigned in 1992. He served as president of the newly formed Czech Republic from 1993 to 2003.
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- proper n. A river in Germany.
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- n. 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)
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