Levanter
Levanter \Le*vant"er\ (l[-e]*v[a^]nt"[~e]r), n. [From {Levant}, v.] One who levants, or decamps. [Colloq. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Levanter — may refer to*A Levanter, a person who was born in the Levant, especially one of mixed European Oriental ancestry *Viento de Levante, a wind that blows in the western Mediterranean Sea * The Levanter , a novel by Eric Ambleree also*Levant… …   Wikipedia

  • Levanter — Le*vant er, n. [From {Levant}, n.] A strong easterly wind peculiar to the Mediterranean. W. H. Russell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • levanter — index fugitive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • levanter — levanter1 [lə van′tər, ləvän′tər] n. [ LEVANT2 + ER] 1. a strong wind that blows over the Mediterranean area from the east 2. [L ] LEVANTINE (sense 1) levanter2 [lə van′tər] n. Brit. one who disappears …   English World dictionary

  • levanter — /li van teuhr/, n. a strong easterly wind in the Mediterranean. [1620 30; LEVANT + ER1] * * * ▪ wind also spelled  levante        strong wind of the western Mediterranean Sea and the southern coasts of France and Spain. It is mild, damp, and… …   Universalium

  • levanter — 1. n. 1 a strong easterly Mediterranean wind. 2 (Levanter) a native or inhabitant of the Levant in the eastern Mediterranean. 2. n. a person who levants …   Useful english dictionary

  • levanter — noun Date: 1668 1. capitalized a native or inhabitant of the Levant 2. a strong easterly Mediterranean wind …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • levanter — noun An Easterly wind that blows from the Mediterranean, through the straits of Gibraltar to the Atlantic. See Also: Levant …   Wiktionary

  • levanter — Synonyms and related words: Euroclydon, Tehuantepec wind, Tehuantepecer, bise, defaulter, delinquent, east wind, easter, easterly, gregale, mistral, nonpayer, north wind, northeaster, norther, northwester, south wind, southeaster, souther,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Levanter — n. native or resident of the Levant …   English contemporary dictionary

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