- a city in central Belgium.
Flemish Leu·ven [lœ-vuh n] /ˈlœ vən/.
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Leuven soon returned to Paris, and Dumas longed to follow him there.
He had just failed with “Lenore,” when Leuven asked him to collaborate in a play.Essays in Little
Leuven returned to Paris, and Dumas was sent to the office of a solicitor at Crpy.
He set to work to rectify his lack of education and to collaborate with Leuven in the production of vaudevilles and melodramas.
Leuven received him with open arms, and gave the delighted youth a ticket to hear Talma.
- the Flemish name for Louvain
- a town in central Belgium, in Flemish Brabant province: capital of the duchy of Brabant (11th–15th centuries) and centre of the cloth trade; university (1426). Pop: 89 777 (2004 est)Flemish name: Leuven