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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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Meanwhile, Byblos (Jubayl) is a Mediterranean city in the Mount Lebanon Governorate, It is believed to have been occupied first between 8800 and 7000 BC, and It is one of the cities suggested as the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world and the site has been continuously inhabited since 5000 BC.
(121) Jubayl and Beirut may have fared somewhat better, with Abu l-Fida' indicating that the former had a Friday mosque and Ibn Battuta indicating the same for the latter.
Caption: Members of the VMFA-235 Death Angels, now deactivated, service their F/A-18C Hornet aircraft at the forward arming and refueling point of jubayl Airfield during Operation Desert Storm.
We have also established an office in Jubayl, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
Highlighting the increased applications of GE technology regionally, GE Healthcare installed its Optima CT660 at Royal Commission Al Jubayl in Al Jubayl Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.
Those involved in the handling of stores at Al Jubayl during Operation GRANBY nearly 50 years later many have noticed some similarities between their experiences and the problems encountered in Operation TORCH.
See [.sup.c]Ali Raghib Haydar Ahmad, al-Muslimun al-Shi[.sup.c]a fi Kisirwan wa Jubayl: Siyasiyyan--Tarikhiyyan--: Ijtima[.sup.c]iyyan bi-watha' iq wa-l-suwwar 1842-2006 (Beirut, 2007), 616.