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LEVANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Levant mean? 

LEVANT (noun)
  The noun LEVANT has 2 senses:

1. a heavy morocco often used in bookbinding
2. the former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon and Syria and Israel

  Familiarity information: LEVANT used as a noun is rare.


LEVANT (verb)
  The verb LEVANT has 1 sense:

1. run off without paying a debt

  Familiarity information: LEVANT used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEVANT (noun)


Sense 1Levant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A heavy morocco often used in bookbinding

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

Levant; Levant morocco

Hypernyms ("Levant" is a kind of...):

morocco (a soft pebble-grained leather made from goatskin; used for shoes and book bindings etc.)


Sense 2Levant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon and Syria and Israel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Meronyms (members of "Levant"):

Levantine ((formerly) a native or inhabitant of the Levant)


LEVANT (verb)


Sense 1levant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Run off without paying a debt

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "levant" is one way to...):

abscond; absquatulate; bolt; decamp; go off; make off; run off (run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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