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 (lo͞o-văN′) also Leu·ven (lœ′vən)
A city of central Belgium east of Brussels. First mentioned in the 9th century, it was a center of the wool trade in the Middle Ages but declined in the late 14th century because of civil strife. Its famed university dates from the 15th century.
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(French luvɛ̃)
(Placename) 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
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(ˈlœ vən, ˈlu-)
a city in central Belgium. 84,180.
French, Louvain.
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[ˈluːveɪn] NLovaina
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It was in this way that Skelton was made laureate, first by Oxford, then by Louvain in Belgium, and thirdly by Cambridge, so that in his day he was considered a learned man and a great poet.
After some meditation he named a place in a mercantile house at Liege, and another in a bookseller's shop at Louvain.
The exquisite pair of lavender gloves, real Louvain, told the same tale, if only from the fact of his not wearing them, but carrying them in his hand for show.
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April 27 (SeeNews) - Belgian fixed and mobile services provider Proximus announced an investment, together with the Vives II - Louvain Technology Fund, in Tessares, a recent spin-off from the Catholic University of Louvain, which aims to become the reference supplier of convergence software for telecoms networks.
Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, November 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- To detect and analyse human emotions through websites, this is the GetSmily's proposal, a new spin-off of the Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL).
One of four Grade 1 winners by Juddmonte's Mizzen Mast, she is out of Louvain, a Grade 3-winning daughter of Sinndar and the fast Listed winner Flanders, and a half-sister to restricted stakes winner Louvakhova.
e-Xstream engineering was set up in 2003 as a spin-off of Belgian university universite catholique de Louvain. The company is a software and engineering services provider engaged entirely in multi-scale modeling of complex multi-phase composites materials and structures, including polymer matrix composites (PMC), metal matrix composites (MMC), nanocomposites and hard metals.
But Louvain Rees always thought her family was "a bit boring" - until one day she traced her family tree on a whim and connected herself to the double murder.
Jan Rombouts; the discovery of an early sixteenth-century master in Louvain.