Lebanon Mountains
or ancient Libanus geographical name mountains Lebanon running parallel to coast W of Bekaa Valley

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  • Lebanon Mountains — a mountain range extending the length of Lebanon, in the central part. Highest peak, 10,049 ft. (3063 m). * * * Arabic Jabal Lubnān ancient Libanus Mountain range, Lebanon. Running parallel to the Mediterranean Sea coast, it is about 100 mi (160… …   Universalium

  • Lebanon Mountains — Leb′anon Moun′tains n. pl. geg a mountain range extending the length of Lebanon, in the central part. Highest peak, 10,049 ft. (3063 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Lebanon Mountains — /lɛbənɒn ˈmaʊntənz/ (say lebuhnon mowntuhnz) plural noun a mountain range extending the length of Lebanon, in the central part. Highest peak, 3063 m. Arabic, Lubnān Jabal …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lebanon Mountains — a mountain range extending the length of Lebanon, in the central part. Highest peak, 10,049 ft. (3063 m) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anti-Lebanon Mountains — Mountain range along the border of Syria and Lebanon. Running parallel to the Lebanon Mountains, the range averages 6,500 ft (2,000 m) in elevation. Because of its poor soil and steep slopes, it is sparsely populated. * * * ▪ mountains, Asia… …   Universalium

  • Anti-Lebanon mountains — The Anti Lebanon mountains, is the Western name for the Eastern Lebanon Mountain Range (Arabic: جبال لبنان الشرقية),which are a northeast trending mountain range between Syria and Lebanon. Its Western name (Anti Lebanon) comes from the Greek word …   Wikipedia

  • Anti-Lebanon Mountains — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lebanon — [leb′ə nän΄, leb′ənən] 1. country in SW Asia, at the E end of the Mediterranean: formerly a French mandate, it became independent after elections (1944): 4,036 sq mi (10,453 sq km); pop. 2,760,000; cap. Beirut 2. mountain range extending nearly… …   English World dictionary

  • Lebanon — /leb euh neuhn/ or, esp. for 1, / non /, n. 1. a republic at the E end of the Mediterranean, N of Israel. 3,858,736; 3927 sq. mi. (10,170 sq. km). Cap.: Beirut. 2. a city in SE Pennsylvania. 25,711. 3. a city in N central Tennessee. 11,872. 4. a… …   Universalium

  • Lebanon — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Lebanon <p></p> Background: <p></p> Following World War I, France acquired a mandate over the northern portion of the former Ottoman Empire province of Syria. The… …   The World Factbook

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