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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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Nebo, where Moses looked upon the Dead Sea; the Jordan River valley and the distant hills of Jerusalem -- what God told Moses was the "Promised Land"; the old town of Jerusalem, where there are so many historical and important religious places packed into one spot; and Byblos, Lebanon, an ancient port town that claims to be the oldest inhabited city in the world.