[loo-ee-vil, -uh-vuh l] /ˈlu iˌvɪl, -ə vəl/
a port in N Kentucky, on the Ohio River: Kentucky Derby.
a port in N Kentucky, on the Ohio River: site of the annual Kentucky Derby; university (1837). Pop: 248 762 (2003 est)
Louisville [(looh-ee-vil, looh-uh-vuhl)]
Largest city in Kentucky.
Note: The Kentucky Derby, a famous horse race, is held there every spring.
- Louis XII
noun 1. (“the Father of the People”) 1462–1515, king of France 1498–1515. noun 1. 1462–1515, king of France (1498–1515), who fought a series of unsuccessful wars in Italy
- Louis XI
noun 1. 1423–83, king of France 1461–83 (son of Charles VII). noun 1. 1423–83, king of France (1461–83); involved in a struggle with his vassals, esp the duke of Burgundy, in his attempt to unite France under an absolute monarchy
- Louis XIII
noun 1. 1601–43, king of France 1610–43 (son of Henry IV of Navarre). noun 1. 1601–43, king of France (1610–43). His mother (Marie de Médicis) was regent until 1617; after 1624 he was influenced by his chief minister Richelieu
- Louis XIV
noun 1. (“the Great”; “the Sun King”) 1638–1715, king of France 1643–1715 (son of Louis XIII). noun 1. known as le roi soleil (the Sun King). 1638–1715, king of France (1643–1715); son of Louis XIII and Anne of Austria. Effective ruler from 1661, he established an absolute monarchy. His attempt to establish French supremacy in […]