Golan Heights
geographical name hilly region NE of Sea of Galilee; annexed by Israel 1981

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Golan Heights — [gō′län΄] the hilly region northeast of the Sea of Galilee: part of SW Syria until occupation (1967) & annexation (1981) by Israel: also the Golan * * * Arabic Al Jawlān Hilly area, southwestern Syria. It overlooks the upper Jordan River valley;… …   Universalium

  • Golan Heights — [gō′län΄] the hilly region northeast of the Sea of Galilee: part of SW Syria until occupation (1967) & annexation (1981) by Israel: also the Golan …   English World dictionary

  • Golan Heights — هضبة الجولان רמת הגולן …   Wikipedia

  • Golan Heights —    A zone east of the Huleh Valley and the Sea of Galilee that abuts Mount Hermon. It is a sparse territory some 41 miles long and 15 miles wide. The border between Israel and Syria has been in dispute since the establishment of the Jewish state… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Golan Heights — noun a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria artillery on the Golan Heights can dominate a large area of Israel • Syn: ↑Golan • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area, ↑geographical region, ↑geographic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Golan Heights — Go|lan Heights the Golan Heights a range of hills and mountains east of the Jordan River, occupied by Israel since 1967 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Golan Heights — noun A plateau straddling the border of Syria and Israel …   Wiktionary

  • Golan Heights — elevated area of land in northeastern Israel bordering on Lebanon and Syria that was conquered from Syria in 1967 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Golan Heights — /goʊlən ˈhaɪts/ (say gohluhn huyts), /goʊlæn/ (say gohlan) plural noun a hilly area in the Middle East, possession of which is disputed by Syria and Israel; under Syrian control until annexed by Israel during the 1967 Arab–Israeli war, since when …   Australian English dictionary

  • Golan Heights Wind Farm — The Golan Heights Wind Farm is located on Mount Bnei Rasan ( he. הר בני רסן, Har Bnei Rasan, ar. الغسانية, Al Assanyieh), 5 km south of Quneitra on the Golan Heights, Israel, on 1050 m above sea level. The farm was built in 1992 by the Mey Eden… …   Wikipedia

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