Levant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Levant

  1. The countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea, namely Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Jordan and Cyprus (and sometimes also including Turkey and Egypt).
  2. An easterly wind, generally in the western Mediterranean Sea

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

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Levant ?

  1. Levant (Eastern Mediterranean)

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr
Levant

Etymology[edit]

See 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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Pronunciation[edit]

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

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Lèvant m (Cyrillic spelling Лѐвант)

  1. Levant (Eastern Mediterranean)

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