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  1. lev·ee
    IPA[ˈlevē]
  2. noun

    • 1. an embankment built to prevent the overflow of a river.

    • 2. a ridge of sediment deposited naturally alongside a river by overflowing water.

    • 3. a landing place; a quay.

    • 4. a ridge of earth surrounding a field to be irrigated.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: levee, plural noun: levees

    • noun

      a formal reception of visitors or guests:

      an afternoon assembly for men held by the British monarch or their representative:

    • noun

      a formal reception of visitors or guests:

      an afternoon assembly for men held by the British monarch or their representative:

    • noun

      an embankment built to prevent the overflow of a river.

      a ridge of sediment deposited naturally alongside a river by overflowing water.

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