LEVEE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Levee Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) 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 presidents levee.
  2. (n.) The act of rising.
  3. (v. t.) To attend the levee or levees of.
  4. (n.) An embankment to prevent inundation; as, the levees along the Mississippi; sometimes, the steep bank of a river.
  5. (v. t.) To keep within a channel by means of levees; as, to levee a river.


Synonyms:
Dam, Dike, Dyke,

• Levee en masse Definition & Synonyms

  1. () See Levy in mass, under Levy, n.


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