One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of or trading to the Levant.‘the Levantine coast’
- ‘After all, with all due respect, who is this Levantine nation and what does it understand anyway?’
- ‘In the 1600s and 1700s, the Druze were the most powerful community on the Levantine coast.’
- ‘Most notable is the distinction between the Levantine coast and the inland region of Syria, which is marked just east of Aleppo where the agricultural plain meets the desert.’
- ‘This essay has detailed the various agendas in Levantine historiographies as related to the sultana's career.’
- ‘Here the aged lanes striate, as if geologically, in tight rows of narrow Levantine houses.’
A person who lives in or comes from the Levant.
- ‘Furthermore, the patterns can be associated with specific contexts of use and consumption that suggest the Levantines knew and understood what these elements signified.’
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