There are 2 main definitions of howe in English:

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Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Northern English
1A tumulus or barrow.
1.1 [in place names] A hill.

Origin

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

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There are 2 main definitions of howe in English:

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Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Scottish & Northern English
A hollow place; a depression.

Origin

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

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