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Verb: levant  li'vant
  1. Run off without paying a debt
Noun: Levant  li'vant
  1. A heavy morocco often used in bookbinding
    - Levant morocco
  2. The former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon, Syria, and Israel

Derived forms: levanting, levants, levanted

Type of: abscond, absquatulate [N. Amer], bolt, decamp, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, go off, make away, make off, morocco, run off

Part of: Middle East, Mideast, Near East

Encyclopedia: Levant, ME