levee levee  /ˈlɛ vi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a formal reception of visitors or guests (as at a royal court)
  2. (n) a pier that provides a landing place on a river
  3. (n) an embankment that is built in order to prevent a river from overflowing

Usage(s):

  1. There are some I heard on TV saying that levee was purposely busted so that the water would come in on that side.
  2. At daybreak next morning the Melville levee along the Atchafalaya gave way.
  3. A levee runs along what remains of Main Street, but it's weak.

News

  1. Levee district moving ahead with Morganza work

    The Terrebonne Levee District is gearing up for its busiest year of levee-building yet as its board plans to move ahead with millions of dollars in construction paid for with a new 1/2-cent sales tax.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  2. Levee district moving ahead with Morganza work - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The Terrebonne Levee District is gearing up for its busiest year of levee-building yet as its board plans to move ahead with millions of dollars in construction paid for with a new 1/2-cent sales tax.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KALB Alexandria

  3. Levee District to move ahead with $109 million in Morganza work

    The Terrebonne Levee District is gearing up for its busiest year of levee-building yet as its board plans to move ahead with millions of dollars in construction paid for with a new 1/2-cent sales tax.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Houma Courier

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