Definitions for halleˈhɑl ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a city in central Germany, NW of Leipzig. 290,051.
Category: Geography (places)
a city in the Saxony region of Germany on the Saale River; a member of the Hanseatic League during the 13th and 14th centuries
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a flourishing city in Prussian Saxony, on the Saale, 20 m. NW. of Leipzig; has a splendid university attended by upwards of 1500 students, and a library of 220,000 vols.; some fine old Gothic churches, medical institutes, hospitals, &c.; it is is an important railway centre, and is famed for its salt-works.
Halle or Halle an der Saale is a city in the Southern part of the German state Saxony-Anhalt. Halle is a very important economy and education-center in east Germany. The University of Halle-Wittenberg is the biggest university in Saxony-Anhalt and one of the oldest Universities in Germany.