Levant

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From French levant (rising, sun's point of rising), form of lever (to rise), from Latin levō (to rise) (cf. also Latin levans), from levis (light, not heavy).

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Levant

  1. The countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea variously:
    a. Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Palestine
    b. Turkey, Cyprus, (Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Palestine), Egypt.
    c. Greece, (Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt).
  2. An easterly wind, generally in the western Mediterranean Sea

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

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Levant ?

  1. Levant (Eastern Mediterranean)

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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Levant

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Levant m

  1. (dated) Orient (the countries of Asia)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia has an article on:

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  • IPA(key): /lěʋant/
  • Hyphenation: Le‧vant

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Lèvant m (Cyrillic spelling Лѐвант)

  1. Levant (Eastern Mediterranean)

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