Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • LochLeven A lake of eastern Scotland north-northwest of Edinburgh. Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned on an island in the lake from 1567 to 1568.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Lightning.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To smite with lightning.
  • To flash; shine like lightning.
  • n. Lightning.
  • n. An obsolete form of leaven.
  • n. A lawn; an open space between or among woods.

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Examples

  • Leven is also chief operating officer at Las Vegas Sands.

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  • The portrait of the latter is the one known as the Leven portrait, now in possession of Lady Elizabeth Cartwright.

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  • I wasn’t a real big fan of the show, but since Leven is in it now I’ll be watching!

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  • Where the Loch discharges itself into a river, called the Leven, we passed a night with Mr. Smollet, a relation of Doctor Smollet, to whose memory he has raised an obelisk on the bank near the house in which he was born.

    A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland

  • Towards the southern end of the lake, the towering mountains, peak beyond peak, which overlook the lake, subside into hills, between which the stream called Leven-water flows out through

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  • An 'then it was like the song in me gettin' words, an 'it come to me what it all was: How it rilly hadn't been Jennie's funeral so much as it had been' Leven's -- the 'Leven that was.

    Friendship Village

  • Las Vegas Sands Chief Operating Officer Mike Leven said in a video interview with a gambling news website last month that the casino operator could make as much as $4 billion from a sale of the 800,000 square-foot shopping mall at Marina Bay Sands.

    Marina Bay Sands to Hold on to Mall

  • Over Leven, “Voeding en kanker,” Wachtkamertijdschrift van de Nederlandse Kankerbestrijding 9, no.

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  • "People are giving up on the trade," said Morgan Stanley foreign-exchange analyst Ron Leven .

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  • They quickly bought them back in January, as global growth expectations improved, said Ron Leven , a currency strategist at Morgan Stanley in New York.

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