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levees

noun
plural of levee

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1 a bank of earth constructed to control water
  • the raging floodwaters were too much for the levee to handle

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2 a structure used by boats and ships for taking on or landing cargo and passengers
  • we tied the boat up at the levee and started unloading the fish we had caught

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“Levees.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/levees. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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