Laval

Laval

[luh-val; French la-val]
noun
1.
Pierre [pyer] , 1883–1945, French lawyer and politician: premier 1931–32, 1935–36; premier of the Vichy government 1942–44; executed for treason 1945.
2.
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, NW of Montreal, on the St. Lawrence.
3.
a city in and the capital of Mayenne, in W France.
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Mayenne

[ma-yen]
noun
a department in W France. 2012 sq. mi. (5210 sq. km). Capital: Laval.
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Laval1 (ləˈvæl)
 
n
a city in SE Canada, in Quebec: a NW suburb of Montreal. Pop: 343 005 (2001)

Laval2 (French laval)
 
n
Pierre (pjɛr). 1883--1945, French statesman. He was premier of France (1931--32; 1935--36) and premier of the Vichy government (1942--44). He was executed for collaboration with Germany

Mayenne (French majɛn)
 
n
a department of NW France, in Pays de la Loire region. Capital: Laval. Pop: 290 780 (2003 est). Area: 5212 sq km (2033 sq miles)

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