levant

  1. a heavy morocco often used in bookbinding
  2. the former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon and Syria and Israel

Levant

The Levant (t), also known as the Eastern Mediterranean, is a geographic and cultural region consisting of the `eastern Mediterranean littoral between Anatolia and Egypt`. The Levant today consists of Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and part of southern Turkey (the former Aleppo Vilayet). Precise definitions have varied over t.....
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Levant

(from the French lever, `to rise,` as in sunrise, meaning the east), historically the countries along the eastern Mediterranean shores. Common use ... [4 related articles]
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Levant

[n] - a heavy morocco often used in bookbinding 2. [n] - the former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon and Syria and Israel 3. [v] - run off without paying a debt
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Levant

• (n.) A levanter (the wind so called). • (n.) The countries washed by the eastern part of the Mediterranean and its contiguous waters. • (a.) Rising or having risen from rest; -- said of cattle. See Couchant and levant, under Couchant. • (a.) Eastern. • (v. i.) To run away from one`s debts; to decamp.Levant: words in the d...
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Levant

Levant morocco noun a heavy morocco often used in bookbinding
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Levant

[wind] The levant (Llevant, Levante, Lvant, Λεβάντες, Levante) is an easterly wind that blows in the western Mediterranean Sea and southern France, an example of mountain-gap wind. In Roussillon it is called `llevant` and in Corsica `levante`. In the western Mediterranean, particularly when the wind blows through the Strait of Gibra...
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Levant

Le·vant' (le*vănt') noun [ Italian levante the point where the sun rises, the east, the Levant, from levare to raise, levarsi to rise: confer French levant . See Lever .] 1. The countries washed by the eastern part of the Mediterranean and its contiguou...
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Levant

Le'vant (lē'v a nt; 277) adjective Eastern. [ Obsolete] « Forth rush the levant and the ponent winds.» Milton.
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Levant

Le'vant (lē'v a nt) adjective [ French, present participle of lever to raise.] (Law) Rising or having risen from rest; -- said of cattle. See Couchant and levant , under Couchant .
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Levant

A highly polished, loose grained Morocco.
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levant

Elegant and highly polished morocco goatskin leather with a grain-pattern surface.
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Levant

Former name for the eastern Mediterranean region or, more specifically, the Mediterranean coastal regions of Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Palestine
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Levant

Levant (luvănt') [Ital.,=east], collective name for the countries of the eastern shore of the Mediterranean from Egypt to, and including, Turkey. The divisions of the French mandate over Syria and Lebanon were called the Levant States, and the term is still sometimes applied to those two n...
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Levant

Levant, Oscar The complete memoir by A Man Suffering from Amnesia.
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Levant

Region on the Eastern Mediterranean, including all countries bordering the sea between Greece and Egypt.
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levant

to run away from a debt
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