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- proper n. A famous art museum in Paris, France.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See louver.
- n. A fashionable dance derived from a favorite song of Louis XIV.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
- n. one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
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After that all great artists were self-taught, or as Cézanne said, the Louvre is my teacher.
It was originally called the Louvre, from the Latin word _opus_
The Louvre is a library of the history of visual arts, with a strong bias toward French works.
But the Louvre is not really a museum, or even a collection of museums.
The Louvre is also set to open a branch in the northern former mining town of Lens in 2012.
Sacre Coeur to the Louvre is easily accomplished (a very slow amble will do it in under two hours, I guess).
For an extra $747 million the Louvre is throwing in management advice, art loans, and special exhibitions.
The Louvre is selling the use of its name to Abu Dhabi for $520 million.
Buy your museum tickets ahead of time and enter the Louvre from the side.
The Louvre is magnificent, but is ridiculously big.