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 (hûr′mən), Mount
The highest peak, 2,814 m (9,230 ft), of the Anti-Lebanon Range on the Syria-Lebanon border. It was sacred to the worshipers of Baal and is considered the traditional site of Jesus's transfiguration.


(Placename) Mount a mountain on the border between Lebanon and SW Syria, in the Anti-Lebanon Range: represented the NE limits of Israelite conquests under Moses and Joshua. Height: 2814 m (9232 ft)


(ˈhɜr mən)

Mount, a mountain in SW Syria, in the Anti-Lebanon range. 9232 ft. (2814 m).
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NOT long ago, the writer of these lines, In the mad pride of intellectuality, Maintained "the power of words"--denied that ever A thought arose within the human brain Beyond the utterance of the human tongue: And now, as if in mockery of that boast, Two words-two foreign soft dissyllables-- Italian tones, made only to be murmured By angels dreaming in the moonlit "dew That hangs like chains of pearl on Hermon hill,"-- Have stirred from out the abysses of his heart, Unthought-like thoughts that are the souls of thought, Richer, far wider, far diviner visions Than even the seraph harper, Israfel,(Who has "the sweetest voice of all God's creatures") Could hope to utter.
We can see the long, whale-backed ridge of Mount Hermon projecting above the eastern hills.
CANAAN he now attains, I see his Tents Pitcht about SECHEM, and the neighbouring Plaine Of MOREB; there by promise he receaves Gift to his Progenie of all that Land; From HAMATH Northward to the Desert South (Things by thir names I call, though yet unnam'd) From HERMON East to the great Western Sea, Mount HERMON, yonder Sea, each place behold In prospect, as I point them; on the shoare Mount CARMEL; here the double-founted stream JORDAN, true limit Eastward; but his Sons Shall dwell to SENIR, that long ridge of Hills.
While musing thus, I thought that the grass on Hermon never drank the fresh dews of sunset more gratefully than my feelings drank the bliss of this hour.
Meriones then killed Phereclus the son of Tecton, who was the son of Hermon, a man whose hand was skilled in all manner of cunning workmanship, for Pallas Minerva had dearly loved him.
POLICE and Customs officers will become targets for dissident republicans if a "no deal" Brexit leaves a hard border, Lady Sylvia Hermon warned yesterday.
Peacefully in his sleep in the presence of his family at Ysbyty Gwynedd aged 77 years of Cil y Coed, Hermon, Bodorgan.
Joel Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hbert (Quebec), on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, today unveiled a commemorative plaque from the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada (HSMBC) to recognise the national historical significance of Mount Hermon Cemetery.
Damascus, SANA_ The Israeli enemy warplanes late on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 23:26 targeted Syrian army artillery position at the eastern foothills of Mount Hermon, the General Command of the Army and the Armed Forces said in a statement.
The Lebanese man, from the town of Shebaa in the Hasbaya district, was later released, while the fate of the three Syrian shepherds, from the Druze town of Arna in Mount Hermon (Jabal al-Sheikh) area, remains unknown.
Jay Hermon also posted nude pictures of his ex-girlfriend on Facebook during a campaign of harassment.