Laval

[ luh-val; French la-val ]
/ ləˈvæl; French laˈval /

noun

Pierre [pyer] /pyɛr/, 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.

Definition for laval (2 of 2)

Mayenne

[ ma-yen ]
/ maˈyɛn /

noun

a department in W France. 2012 sq. mi. (5210 sq. km). Capital: Laval.
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British Dictionary definitions for laval (1 of 3)

Laval

1
/ (ləˈvæl) /

noun

a city in SE Canada, in Quebec: a NW suburb of Montreal. Pop: 343 005 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for laval (2 of 3)

Laval

2
/ (French laval) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for laval (3 of 3)

Mayenne

/ (French majɛn) /

noun

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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