verb le·vant \lə-ˈvant\

Definition of LEVANT

intransitive verb
chiefly British
:  to run away from a debt

Origin of LEVANT

perhaps from Spanish levantar to break camp, ultimately from Latin levare
First Known Use: 1797


geographical name Le·vant \lə-ˈvant\

Definition of LEVANT

the countries bordering on the E Mediterranean
Le·van·tine \ˈle-vən-ˌtīn, -ˌtēn, lə-ˈvan-\ adjective or noun
July 29, 2015
indomitable Hear it
incapable of being subdued or conquered
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