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noun 
  1. An embankment to prevent inundation; as, the levees along the Mississippi.
  2. The steep bank of a river, or border of an irrigated field.
  3. A pier or other landing place on a river.
  4. A formal reception, especially one given by royalty (originally, upon rising from bed).
Etymology: From levée, from lever "to raise, rise".


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