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Found 3 items, similar to levee.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: levee tanggul
English → English (WordNet) Definition: levee levee n : a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea [syn: dam, dike, dyke]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Levee Levee \Lev"ee\, v. t. To keep within a channel by means of levees; as, to levee a river. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] Levee \Lev"ee\ (l[e^]v"[-e]; often l[e^]v*[=e]" in U. S.), n. [F. lever, fr. lever to raise, se lever to rise. See Lever, n.] 1. The act of rising. “ The sun's levee.” --Gray. [1913 Webster] 2. A morning assembly or reception of visitors, -- in distinction from a soir['e]e, or evening assembly; a matin['e]e; hence, also, any general or somewhat miscellaneous gathering of guests, whether in the daytime or evening; as, the president's levee. [1913 Webster] Note: In England a ceremonious day reception, when attended by both ladies and gentlemen, is called a drawing-room. [1913 Webster] Levee \Lev"ee\, v. t. To attend the levee or levees of. [1913 Webster] He levees all the great. --Young. [1913 Webster] Levee \Lev"ee\, n. [F. lev['e]e, fr. lever to raise. See Lever, and cf. Levy.] An embankment to prevent inundation; as, the levees along the Mississippi; sometimes, the steep bank of a river. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]


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