Baalbek

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Baal·bek

 (bäl′bĕk′, bā′əl-) Formerly He·li·op·o·lis (hē′lē-ŏp′ə-lĭs)
A town of eastern Lebanon northeast of Beirut. It is the site of an ancient Phoenician city probably devoted to the worship of Baal and is now noted for its extensive Roman ruins.
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Baalbek

(ˈbɑːlbɛk)
n
(Placename) a town in E Lebanon: an important city in Phoenician and Roman times; extensive ruins. Pop: 150 000 (1998 est). Ancient name: Heliopolis
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Baal•bek

(ˈbɑl bɛk, ˈbeɪ əl-, ˈbeɪl-)

n.
a town in E Lebanon: ruins of ancient city. 16,000. Ancient Greek name, Heliopolis.
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The church has a hundred and seventy pillars in it, each a single piece, and all of costly marbles of various kinds, but they came from ancient temples at Baalbec, Heliopolis, Athens and Ephesus, and are battered, ugly and repulsive.
My companions are building a nest in the Temple of Baalbec, and the pink and white doves are watching them, and cooing to each other.
Macmillan-Scott says, 'We're not jealous of anything and if somebody wants to come along and copy it, they can.' Factum is now making a facsimile of the tomb of Seti I, which is 50 times as big as Tutankhamun's; it has also just signed an agreement with the Lebanese government heritage agency to work in Baalbec. The Foundation is also busy raising money to give scanners to museums that want to record what they have.
My companions are building a nest in the Temple of Baalbec, and pink and white doves are watching them and cooing to each other .