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Bei·rut

 (bā-ro͞ot′)
The capital and largest city of Lebanon, in the western part of the country on the Mediterranean Sea. Founded by the Phoenicians, it was an important Greek and Roman trade center. Beirut was the scene of bitter factional fighting between Christians and Muslims after the outbreak of the Lebanese civil war in 1975 and was further damaged by an Israeli siege in 1982.
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Beirut

(ˌbeɪˈruːt) or

Beyrouth

n
(Placename) the capital of Lebanon, a port on the Mediterranean: part of the Ottoman Empire from the 16th century until 1918; many universities (including Lebanese, American, French, and Arab). Pop: 1 875 000 (2005 est)
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Bei•rut

(beɪˈrut, ˈbeɪ rut)

n.
the capital of Lebanon, a seaport. 702,000.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Beirut - capital and largest city of LebanonBeirut - capital and largest city of Lebanon; located in western Lebanon on the Mediterranean
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
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Translations

Beirut

[beɪˈruːt] NBeirut m
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Beirut

[beɪˈruːt] nBeyrouth
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Beirut

nBeirut nt
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Beirut

[beɪˈruːt] nBeirut f
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In addition to this, all RHCs and hospitals in Fazla Kach, Bairut Mandwani, Lakha and Kharar Buzdar have been directed to remain functional for 24 hours, seven days a week.
1 Louis Maloof, Al-Munjid Fi Lughat (Lebanon: Daar-ul-Mashriq Bairut, ,1986), 887
14 to mark Rafiq Hariri's murder to be held in Central Bairut. The PM's father was killed in a massive central Beirut bomb on Feb.