levee : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a formal reception of visitors or guests (as at a royal court)
- n a pier that provides a landing place on a river
- n an embankment that is built in order to prevent a river from overflowing
- There are some I heard on TV saying that levee was purposely busted so that the water would come in on that side.
- At daybreak next morning the Melville levee along the Atchafalaya gave way.
- A levee runs along what remains of Main Street, but it's weak.