from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
- noun A fashionable dance derived from a favorite song of Louis XIV.
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- proper noun A famous art
museumin Paris, France.
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- noun an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
- noun 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_
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.
The Louvre is a library of the history of visual arts, with a strong bias toward French works.
Sacre Coeur to the Louvre is easily accomplished (a very slow amble will do it in under two hours, I guess).
The Louvre is selling the use of its name to Abu Dhabi for $520 million.
For an extra $747 million the Louvre is throwing in management advice, art loans, and special exhibitions.
Buy your museum tickets ahead of time and enter the Louvre from the side.
The Louvre is magnificent, but is ridiculously big.