Associations to the word «Levee»


LEVEE, noun. An embankment to prevent inundation; as, the levees along the Mississippi.
LEVEE, noun. (US) The steep bank of a river, or border of an irrigated field.
LEVEE, noun. (US) A pier or other landing place on a river.
LEVEE, verb. (US) (transitive) To keep within a channel by means of levees.
LEVEE, noun. (obsolete) The act of rising; getting up, especially in the morning after rest.
LEVEE, noun. A reception of visitors held after getting up.
LEVEE, noun. A formal reception, especially one given by royalty or other leaders.
LEVEE, verb. (transitive) To attend the levee or levees of.

Dictionary definition

LEVEE, noun. A formal reception of visitors or guests (as at a royal court).
LEVEE, noun. A pier that provides a landing place on a river.
LEVEE, noun. An embankment that is built in order to prevent a river from overflowing.

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