There are 2 definitions of howe in English:

howe1

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Pronunciation: /haʊ
 
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noun

Northern English
  • 1A tumulus or barrow.
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    • By far the commonest type of monument is the round barrow, known locally as a howe.
  • 1.1 [in place names] A hill.
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    • The authors believe the church is a part of a twelve and a half mile ley that joins Lastingham Church, the Black Howe Barrow and Dargate Dikes.
    • A short distance south of Shap village, the Kemp Howe stone circle is cut in two by the West Coast Main Line Railway.

Origin

Middle English: from Old Norse haugr 'mound', from a Germanic base meaning 'high'.

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There are 2 definitions of howe in English:

howe2

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Pronunciation: /haʊ
 
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noun

Scottish & Northern English
  • A hollow place; a depression.
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    • As usual this year, images from the 5,000-year-old howe are being broadcast on the Internet.

Origin

late Middle English: variant of Old English hol (see hole).