cedar of Lebanon


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cedar of Lebanon

n. pl. cedars of Lebanon
A large, long-lived cedar (Cedrus libani), native to Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey and having spreading horizontal branches at maturity, short dark needles, and fragrant hard wood.

cedar of Lebanon

n
(Plants) a cedar, Cedrus libani, of SW Asia with level spreading branches and fragrant wood

ce′dar of Leb′anon


n.
a cedar, Cedrus libani, of Asia Minor, having horizontally spreading branches.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cedar of Lebanon - cedar of Lebanon and northwestern Syria that attains great age and heightcedar of Lebanon - cedar of Lebanon and northwestern Syria that attains great age and height
true cedar, cedar tree, cedar - any cedar of the genus Cedrus
Translations

cedar of Lebanon

ncedro del Libano
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Recently, he received the Cedar of Lebanon Gold Medal from the House of Lebanon in Tucuman, Argentina.
Beyond the communal parking area there is a sloping lawn surrounded by clipped hedging, mature shrubberies and impressive Cedar of Lebanon.
The unfortunate lady was fatally struck by a large branch that had fallen from a 280-year-old Cedar of Lebanon on a calm, late summer's day.
Its striated form is composed of Cedar of Lebanon wood.
The backdrop to the raised platform on which the altar is set is in the shape of the country s Cedar of Lebanon, and live cedars and olive trees, the symbol of peace, were placed around the platform.
Question three: In a wood near Thornton Village stood a huge Cedar of Lebanon tree over 200 years old, in 1962 a fierce gale blew it down and a piece of one of the branches was preserved, where can it be seen today?
Outside our children let off steam in the large playground, which includes a giant slide based on the top of an old Cedar of Lebanon trunk.
Following the sermon, the parish bishops presented Patriarch Sfeir with a memorial gift representing the Cedar of Lebanon.
Little Seed travels on the wind right round the world from the golden Wreath Wattle Tree in Western Australia via the olive trees of the Mediterranean, the cedar of Lebanon, the cherry trees of Japan, the Joshua Tree of the Mojave Desert to the baobab of the Kimberley.
A huge wooden structure with enough timber to dry dock a cruise liner holding up a sapling and now being used to hold height-restricting bat wings, and finally the hacking down of a Cedar of Lebanon (this lovely tree had no visible signs of decay).
As I write, the death-knell wail scours the village air as a mighty cedar of Lebanon is slowly brought to earth.
Ninety-six trees of Brutian pine, 107 trees of Cilicica fir, and 67 trees of Cedar of Lebanon were felled in even-aged forest areas of Bucak Forest Enterprise in Burdur-Turkey.

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