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levee
used in Anna Karenina

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Definition
an embankment (wall or slope) that is built to prevent a river from overflowing
  • The levee was drawing to a close.
    Part Five (69% in)
  • After his levee, that is to say, giving directions about the labors of the next day, and seeing all the peasants who had business with him, Levin went back to his study and sat down to work.
    Part Three (94% in)
  • "Say that there is no answer," said Countess Lidia Ivanovna, and immediately opening her blotting-book, she wrote to Alexey Alexandrovitch that she hoped to see him at one o'clock at the levee.
    Part Five (69% in)

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