Anti-Lebanon


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Anti-Lebanon

n
(Placename) a mountain range running north and south between Syria and Lebanon, east of the Lebanon Mountains. Highest peak: Mount Hermon, 2814 m (9232 ft)

An•ti-Leb•a•non

(ˌæn tiˈlɛb ə nən)

n.
a mountain range in SW Asia, between Syria and Lebanon, E of the Lebanon Mountains.
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The Jordan River Basin, a major source of fresh water, is a lifeline that runs through all three countries, from the Anti-Lebanon Mountains in the north to the Dead Sea in the south, and its well-being is crucial for the people and their economies.
Maintaining that he had worked on restoring the state authority, Aoun indicated that his accomplishments included the reorganization of the army and the military operation against terrorist groups in the Anti-Lebanon region.
Located some 30 kilometers east of the capital Beirut and nestled between the western Mount Lebanon range and the Anti-Lebanon Mountains to the east, the Bekaa Valley has for a...
The Upper Eocene and Oligocene were the times of uplift of the coastal mountains of Lebanon and Syria, as well as much of anti-Lebanon and the Syrian interior.
Standing beside the river, scanning the water for turtles and snakes, and gesturing toward the vast expanse between Mount Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon mountains, Kazoun told The Daily Star that "once upon a time this [river] used to irrigate all of this land."
Arsal is 316 square meters area and situated on the slopes of the Anti-Lebanon mountains.
He began his own fieldwork in the mid-1980s, initially in Bahrain and subsequently in the Anti-Lebanon Mountains of Syria, long before the current vogue of "language documentation" was stimulated by the impending extinction of most of the world's languages.
With the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Lebanon shortly after Hariri's assassination and with the establishment of the March 14 political bloc headed by Saad, the murdered politician's son, the majority of the approximately one million workers accompanied Syria's army east over the Anti-Lebanon mountain range back home, fearing for their lives.
For the sake of convenience, the boundaries were defined by the geographical features of the Nahr al-Kabir in the north and the peaks of the Anti-Lebanon Mountain Range and Mount Hermon in the east.
Anti-Lebanon war demonstrators outside could be heard chanting: "Blair is a murderer" during the service.
In the same paragraph, the author makes the astonishingly incorrect geographical observation that Damascus is "separated from Lebanon by the Biqaa Valley." That may be true of Beirut, but Lebanon itself begins in the Anti-Lebanon mountains, miles before you reach the Biqaa.