levant levant  /lə ˈvænt/


  1. (n) a heavy morocco often used in bookbinding
  2. (n) the former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon, Syria, and Israel
  3. (v) run off without paying a debt


  • Southeast Portland's Levant lifts Middle Eastern fare to new heights (review)

    At Southeast Portland's three-month-old Levant restaurant, chef Scott Snyder uses French techniques and Oregon produce to explore the ways these ingredients and techniques collided with millennia-old regional cooking traditions, creating a modern Israeli cuisine. But if this sounds like pure scholarship, think again. Snyder's research is appealing, alluring and often delicious.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

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