You Might Like


- Noun

A morning assembly or reception of visitors, -- in distinction from a soiree, or evening assembly; a matinee; hence, also, any general or somewhat miscellaneous gathering of guests, whether in the daytime or evening; as, the president's levee.

- Noun

An embankment to prevent inundation; as, the levees along the Mississippi; sometimes, the steep bank of a river.

- Verb

To keep within a channel by means of levees; as, to levee a river.

- Verb

To attend the levee or levees of.

More related articles

  • Levee

    A levee (), dike, dyke, embankment, floodbank or stopbank is an elongated naturally occurring ridge

  • New Year's levee

    A New Year's levée is a social event on New Year's Day hosted by the Governor General of Canada

  • The Levee, Chicago

    The Levee District was the red-light district of Chicago from the 1880s until 1912, when police

  • John Levee

    John Levee (April 10, 1924 - January 18, 2017) was an American abstract expressionist painter who

  • Levee breach

    A levee breach or levee failure (the word dike or dyke can also be used instead of levee

  • County-level city

    A county-level municipality (Chinese: 县级市), county-level city or county city, formerly known

  • Levee (ceremony)

    The levee (from the French word lever, meaning "getting up" or "rising") was traditionally a daily

  • Orleans Levee Board

    From 1890 through 2006, the Orleans Levee Board was the body of commissioners that oversaw

  • Prefecture-level city

    A prefectural-level municipality (Chinese: 地级市), prefectural-level city or prefectural city

  • 2005 levee failures in Greater New Orleans

    . The levee and flood wall failures caused flooding in 80% of New Orleans and all of St. Bernard Parish

You Might Like