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Havre

(hăv`ər), city (1990 pop. 10,201), seat of Hill co., N Mont., on the Milk River; inc. 1892. Founded in 1887 with the coming of the railroad, it is a processing and shipping center for a livestock and wheat region. Agricultural equipment is manufactured, and there are gas and oil fields nearby. The Milk River reclamation project serves the area. A branch of Montana State Univ. is in the city.
References in classic literature ?
management = in Cooper's time, a word suggesting conniving or unscrupulous manipulation; Havre = le Havre, an important French port}
He had, a fortnight before extorted from the Comte de Guiche a hundred pistoles, all he had, to assist in equipping him properly to go and meet Madame, on her arrival at Havre.
She sails from Havre in two days under sealed orders.
I left by the first steamer that sailed from New York--a French vessel which brought me to Havre.
Bertuccio," said he; "I am desirous of having an estate by the seaside in Normandy -- for instance, between Havre and Boulogne.