verb (used without object) British Slang.
Words nearby levant
Origin of levant
OTHER WORDS FROM levantle·vant·er, noun
Definition for levant (2 of 2)
Origin of Levant
Examples from the Web for levant
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, joining in the chorus, severely berates Tehran for its role in the Levant.
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?
Turkey—and the northern half of Cyprus, occupied by its troops since 1974—have been largely left out of the Levant Basin boom.
Malta was visited, so were the Ionian Islands, and the frigate clove through the waters of the Levant.The Three Midshipmen|W.H.G. Kingston
This bird is common in the South of Europe and the whole of the Levant, and when it is tamed acquires considerable value.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
We shall give an account of one, as described by M. Tournefort, in his Voyage to the Levant.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
From a cordial notice of the book he passes to a history of French ambition in the Levant.A. W. Kinglake|W. Tuckwell
Throughout the Levant it is considered a mortuary color; and, moreover, I like its symbolism.Vashti|Augusta J. Evans Wilson