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le·vant·er

 (lə-văn′tər)
n.
1. A strong easterly wind of the Mediterranean area.
2. Levanter A native or inhabitant of the Levant.
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levanter

(lɪˈvæntə)
n (sometimes capital)
1. an easterly wind in the W Mediterranean area, esp in the late summer
2. (Peoples) an inhabitant of the Levant

levanter

(lɪˈvæntə)
n
Brit a person who bolts or absconds
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le•vant•er

(lɪˈvæn tər)

n.
1. a strong easterly wind in the Mediterranean.
2. (cap.) levantine.
[1620–30]
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levanter

a strong east wind in the Mediterranean region.
See also: Wind
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.levanter - an easterly wind in the western Mediterranean area
east wind, easterly, easter - a wind from the east
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