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  1. levee
    IPA[ˈlɛvi]
  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.

  3. Variation

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