levee - Dictionary definition and meaning for word levee

(noun) a formal reception of visitors or guests (as at a royal court)
(noun) a pier that provides a landing place on a river
(noun) an embankment that is built in order to prevent a river from overflowing
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for levee

levee..(sounds like level..) we LEVEL the land ,with LEVEE so that there is no seep of water(..flooding..)
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by kvsharat

So bye-bye, miss american pie. Drove my chevy to the levee, But the levee was dry.
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by jay_gandhi

it also means a reception. u take LEAVE to participate in a levee
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by amit251285

sounds like leaven which means to raise
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by ratiocine

levee = level + e; level is always down on river side to control the flow of water
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by shaktipada

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