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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/) is an approximate historical geographical term referring to a large area in the Eastern Mediterranean. In its narrowest sense, it...
- The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL /ˈaɪsəl/), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS...
- Ezra Isaac Levant (born 1972) is a Canadian media personality, conservative political activist, writer, and broadcaster. He is the founder and former publisher...
- Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 – August 14, 1972) was an American concert pianist, composer, music conductor, bestselling author, radio game show panelist...
- The Southern Levant is a geographical region encomp****ing the southern half of the Levant. It corresponds approximately to modern-day Israel, Palestine...
- Brian Michael Levant (born August 6, 1952) is an American television and film director, writer and producer. Levant was born in Highland Park, Illinois...
- The prehistory of the Levant includes the various cultural changes that occurred, as revealed by archaeological evidence, prior to recorded traditions...
- The Levant Company was an English chartered company formed in 1592. Its initial charter, awarded on 11 September 1581, was good for seven years. It was...
- The levant (Catalan: Llevant, Italian: Levante, Maltese: Lvant, Gr****: Λεβάντες, Spanish: Levante) is an easterly wind that blows in the western Mediterranean...
- The Levant is a region in the eastern Mediterranean. Levant may also refer to: Île du Levant, a French island in the Mediterranean Levante, Spain,...
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