Origin of levant
OTHER WORDS FROM levantle·vant·er, noun
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Origin of Levant
How to use levant in a sentence
The latter collection coincides with the Muslim conquest of the Levant.Hidden Gold Coins From the Early Byzantine Era Discovered in Israel|Dattatreya Mandal|October 7, 2022|Realm of History
However, when the Egyptians tussled with the more heavily-armored enemies from the Near East and the Levant, the archers played their supporting role in the encounters.
These native rulers, in turn, proceeded on to conquer regions and retained vassals beyond the traditional boundaries of the kingdom, including ancient Nubia, Levant, and Syria.
To that end, the Bahri Mamluks are often credited with stopping the Mongol onslaught into the Middle East and the Levant.Mamluks: The Incredible Islamic Slave-Warriors of Egypt|Dattatreya Mandal|June 23, 2022|Realm of History
For example, the Sultan’s personal Mamluks were probably equipped with the finest arms and armor, sourced from the upscale workshops situated in the largest cities of Egypt and the Levant.Mamluks: The Incredible Islamic Slave-Warriors of Egypt|Dattatreya Mandal|June 23, 2022|Realm of History
As uncovered by the climate blog desmogblog, the Ethical Oil meme dates to a 2010 book by Ezra Levant.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, joining in the chorus, severely berates Tehran for its role in the Levant.The Nuclear Deal That Iran’s Regime Fears Most|Djavad Khadem|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An easing of tensions between al Qaeda and ISIS presents dangers for America in its military campaign in the Levant.Al Qaeda Plotters in Syria ‘Went Dark,’ U.S. Spies Say|Eli Lake|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Levant is already a far cry from the cosmopolitan melting pot it once was.Beirut Letter: In Lebanon, Fighting ISIS With Culture and Satire|Kim Ghattas|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What future crises are we now creating in Gaza and the Levant?From Texas to Gaza, Reaping What We Sow|Michael Tomasky|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The English merchants trading to the Levant surrendered their patent to the king.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
This was a disquieting discovery, and Matt thought that if he could levant without being seen it would be well for him to do so.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
The Constitution now found herself opposite the Levant and poured a broadside into her hull.
Next she pushed ahead again and pounded the Levant till that lively little craft turned and ran.
For three hours the three big frigates hotly chased the Constitution and Levant, but let the Cyane go.
British Dictionary definitions for levant (1 of 3)
Word Origin for levant
British Dictionary definitions for levant (2 of 3)
Word Origin for levant
British Dictionary definitions for levant (3 of 3)
Word Origin for Levant
Cultural definitions for levant
Name for the nations on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea: Cyprus, Egypt (see also Egypt), Israel, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey.