How to use "levee" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "levee" in popular movie and book plots

  • Captain Lilly catches sight of Aunt Vergie's shantyboat headed for a break in a levee and, realizing that it will likely be destroyed, saves the boat just before it reaches the break.  - Heaven on Earth (1931 film)
  • Finally, the levee breaks forcing Chicken and Myrtle to ascend to the rooftop to escape the surrounding floodwaters for refuge and sexual fulfillment.  - Last of the Mobile Hot Shots
  • Fisher returns home from overseas to find that her father has become a hated man in Memphis as he had intentionally blown up the southern half of his levee earlier that year, resulting in the deaths of 8-9 people and enormous property damage for anyone downstream.  - The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond
  • Some of which are: a preacher who leads his flock to believe that the end has come, a Sheriff (and KKK member) who begins a program of genocide against the people left homeless by the disaster, a technician struggling to keep a Louisiana nuclear power plant from melting down, and an Army Corps of Engineers commander trying to curtail the devastation wrought by the failure of the levee system.  - The Rift (novel)
  • It starts raining hard, and Ryuukou worries about the levee walls holding.  - Hero Tales
  • But, when the nearby levee breaks and the Hudson River begins to flood the city from above, the building the conference is being held in begins to be pummeled and destroyed by the raging rapids.  - Raw Danger!
  • She decides to hold a final levee where the reader meets the rest of the characters and learns a bit about them.  - A Tangled Web
  • However, the levee breaks, and Mann must return to the hospital, where he smashes a hole in the ceiling at the direction of a colonel - who then directs Mann to find him once everything's over saying he'll help Mann if he can - allowing the hospital to be evacuated.  - Uncle Tom's Children
  • With the help of Ku Klux Klansmen, Henry dynamites the levee above the farms, and Rad's oldest child drowns in the ensuing flood, much to Henry's dismay.  - Hurry Sundown (film)
  • Thousands of proletarians live in poverty there, and are used whenever a public work needs to be completed, such as the building of levee or a canal.  - The Iron Heel

Meaning of "levee" in English

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

Meaning of "levee" in Hindi

  • दरबार ( Darabar, darabaar)
  • राजसभा ( Rajasabha, raajasabhaa, razasabha)
  • बांध ( Bandh, baandh)
  • बाँध

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