[lev-it-toun] /ˈlɛv ɪtˌtaʊn/
a town on W Long Island, in SE New York.
used figuratively for “generic suburban tract housing,” American English, from the vast planned real estate developments built by the firm Levitt & Sons Inc., the first on Long Island, 1946-51 (more than 17,000 homes), the second north of Philadelphia (1951-55).
[li-vit-i-kuh s] /lɪˈvɪt ɪ kəs/ noun 1. the third book of the Bible, containing laws relating to the priests and Levites and to the forms of Jewish ceremonial observance. Abbreviation: Lev. /lɪˈvɪtɪkəs/ noun 1. (Old Testament) the third book of the Old Testament, containing Levitical law and ritual precepts third book of the Pentateuch, c.1400, […]
[lef-kahs] /lɛfˈkɑs/ noun 1. an island in the Ionian group, off the W coast of Greece. 114 sq. mi. (295 sq. km). /lɛfˈkæs/ noun 1. a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, in the Ionian Islands. Pop: 20 751 (2001). Area: 295 sq km (114 sq miles) Italian name Santa Maura
/lɛfˈkəʊsɪə/ noun 1. the Greek name for Nicosia
- Lev landau
[lahn-dou; Russian luhn-dou] /lɑnˈdaʊ; Russian lʌnˈdaʊ/ noun 1. Lev Davidovich [lyef duh-vye-duh-vyich] /ˈlyɛf dʌˈvyɛ də vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1908–68, Russian scientist: Nobel Prize in Physics 1962. /ˈlændɔː/ noun 1. a four-wheeled carriage, usually horse-drawn, with two folding hoods that meet over the middle of the passenger compartment /Russian lanˈdau/ noun 1. Lev Davidovich (ljɛf daˈvidəvitʃ). […]