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 (bĭb′ləs, -lŏs′)
An ancient city of Phoenicia north-northeast of present-day Beirut, Lebanon. It was the chief city of Phoenicia in the second millennium bc and was noted for its papyruses.
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Noun1.Byblos - an ancient Mediterranean seaport that was a thriving city state in Phoenicia during the second millennium BC; was the chief port for the export of papyrus; located in Lebanon to the north of Beirut; now partially excavated
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
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121) Jubayl and Beirut may have fared somewhat better, with Abu l-Fida' indicating that the former had a Friday mosque and Ibn Battuta indicating the same for the latter.
Caption: Members of the VMFA-235 Death Angels, now deactivated, service their F/A-18C Hornet aircraft at the forward arming and refueling point of jubayl Airfield during Operation Desert Storm.
We have also established an office in Jubayl, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
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The day after the Israeli retreat, Irish officers listened in amazement as Hezbollah leader Sheik Nasrallah at Binta Jubayl addressed 50,000 supporters, many heavily armed, at a rally to celebrate Israel's withdrawal.