[luh-val; French la-val] /ləˈvæl; French laˈval/
[pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA), 1883–1945, French lawyer and politician: premier 1931–32, 1935–36; premier of the Vichy government 1942–44; executed for treason 1945.
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, NW of Montreal, on the St. Lawrence.
a city in and the capital of Mayenne, in W France.
a department in W France. 2012 sq. mi. (5210 sq. km).
a city in SE Canada, in Quebec: a NW suburb of Montreal. Pop: 343 005 (2001)
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
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)
[lah-vuh-lah-vuh] /ˌlɑ vəˈlɑ və/ noun 1. the principal garment for both sexes in Polynesia, especially in Samoa, consisting of a piece of printed cloth worn as a loincloth or skirt.
- Lava lamp
noun 1. a decorative type of lamp in which a luminous viscous material moves in constantly changing shapes noun a glass lamp lit from the bottom and containing a soft gel that moves and grows as the light heats it; also called lava light Word Origin from the gel’s similarity to volcano lava; created in […]
[lav-uh-leer, lah-vuh-] /ˌlæv əˈlɪər, ˌlɑ və-/ noun 1. an ornamental pendant, usually jeweled, worn on a chain around the neck. 2. . n. kind of ornament that hangs around the neck, from French lavallière, a kind of tie, after Louise Françoise de La Baume Le Blanc de La Vallière, Duchesse de La Vallière (1644-1710), mistress […]
[lah-vuh-lah-vuh] /ˌlɑ vəˈlɑ və/ noun 1. the principal garment for both sexes in Polynesia, especially in Samoa, consisting of a piece of printed cloth worn as a loincloth or skirt. noun 1. a draped skirtlike garment of printed cotton or calico worn by Polynesians