only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definitionan embankment (wall or slope) that is built to prevent a river from overflowing
- As she climbed along the banks of the dark river Carol listened to its fables about the wide land of yellow waters and bleached buffalo bones to the West; the Southern levees and singing darkies and palm trees toward which it was forever mysteriously gliding; and she heard again the startled bells and thick puffing of high-stacked river steamers wrecked on sand-reefs sixty years ago.Chapter 1 (57% in)
There are no more uses of "levee" in Main Street.
Typical Usage (best examples)