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levee
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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Definition
an embankment (wall or slope) that is built to prevent a river from overflowing
  • And the little levee of earth extended until it connected with the highway embankment on either end.
    Chapter 30 (27% in)
  • More mud on the levee, more willows interlaced.
    Chapter 30 (32% in)

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