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Definition of Levant

Levant
Levant Le"vant (l[=e]"vant), a. [F., p. pr. of lever to raise.] (Law) Rising or having risen from rest; -- said of cattle. See Couchant and levant, under Couchant.
Levant
Levant Le*vant" (l[-e]*v[a^]nt"), n. [It. levante the point where the sun rises, the east, the Levant, fr. levare to raise, levarsi to rise: cf. F. levant. See Lever.] 1. The countries washed by the eastern part of the Mediterranean and its contiguous waters. 2. A levanter (the wind so called).
Levant
Levant Le"vant (l[=e]"vant; 277), a. Eastern. [Obs.] Forth rush the levant and the ponent winds. --Milton.

Meaning of Levant from wikipedia

- The Levant (/ləˈvænt/ lə-VANT) is an approximate historical geographical term referring to a large area in the Eastern Mediterranean region of West Asia...
- The Southern Levant is a geographical region encomp****ing the southern half of the Levant. It corresponds approximately to modern-day Israel, Palestine...
- The Levant Crisis, also known as the Damascus Crisis, the Syrian Crisis, or the Levant Confrontation, was a military confrontation that took place between...
- The Islamic State (IS), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and by its Arabic acronym...
- Brian Michael Levant (born August 6, 1952) is an American filmmaker. Born in Highland Park, Illinois to a Jewish family, Levant started his career in...
- Marwan Abdelhamid (born October 6, 2000), known as Saint Levant, is a Jerusalem-born Palestinian-Algerian-French-Serbian rapper now living in Los Angeles...
- Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 – August 14, 1972) was an American concert pianist, composer, conductor, author, radio game show panelist, television talk...
- The Levant Company was an English chartered company formed in 1592. Elizabeth I of England approved its initial charter on 11 September 1592 when the Venice...
- The Levant is the area in Southwest Asia, south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the west, the Arabian Desert in the south...
- The prehistory of the Levant includes the various cultural changes that occurred, as revealed by archaeological evidence, prior to recorded traditions...