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levanter

[li-van-ter] /lɪˈvæn tər/
noun
1.
a strong easterly wind in the Mediterranean.
Origin of levanter
1620-1630
1620-30; Levant + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for levanter

levanter1

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

levanter2

/lɪˈvæntə/
noun
1.
(Brit) a person who bolts or absconds
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