levee

levee(
leh
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vi
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (embankment)
a. el dique
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Jack and Katie went to the levee to go fishing.Jack y Katie fueron al dique a pescar.
2. (party or ceremony)
a. la recepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The consul invited the city's most prominent members of society to the levee at the consulate.El cónsul invitó a los miembros más destacados de la sociedad de la ciudad a la recepción del consulado.
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levee [ˈlevɪ]
noun
(bank) ribero (m); dique (m)
levee [ˈleveɪ]
noun
(Hist) (reception) besamanos (m); recepción (f);
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