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La·val

 (lə-văl′, lä-väl′)
A city of southern Quebec, Canada, on an island opposite Montreal, of which it is a residential suburb.
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Laval

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

Laval

(French laval)
n
(Biography) 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
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La•val

(ləˈvæl)

n.
1. Pierre, 1883–1945, French premier of the Vichy government 1942–44.
2. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, NW of Montreal, on the St. Lawrence. 314,398.
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