from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central Germany on the Saale River west-northwest of Leipzig. First mentioned in the ninth century, it was an important member of the Hanseatic League in the Middle Ages. Population: 236,000.
  • Halle, Morris Born 1923. Latvian-born American linguist whose works include The Sound Pattern of English (1968), a collaboration with Noam Chomsky.


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