cedar of Lebanon


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cedar of Lebanon

n. pl. cedars of Lebanon
A large, long-lived cedar (Cedrus libani), native to Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey and having spreading horizontal branches at maturity, short dark needles, and fragrant hard wood.
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cedar of Lebanon

n
(Plants) a cedar, Cedrus libani, of SW Asia with level spreading branches and fragrant wood
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ce′dar of Leb′anon


n.
a cedar, Cedrus libani, of Asia Minor, having horizontally spreading branches.
[before 1000]
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Noun1.cedar of Lebanon - cedar of Lebanon and northwestern Syria that attains great age and heightcedar of Lebanon - cedar of Lebanon and northwestern Syria that attains great age and height
true cedar, cedar tree, cedar - any cedar of the genus Cedrus
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Translations

cedar of Lebanon

ncedro del Libano
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Extending to more the 40 acres, they include the spectacular 13-acre Walled Garden, which includes beautiful roses, topiary hedges, stunning herbaceous borders, a lily pond, and many specimen trees including a majestic Cedar of Lebanon.
It has been planted with a mix of trees, including Birch, Cherry, and Oak, with a Cedar of Lebanon, donated by G-Scapes, taking centre place.
Sixty-year-old Abdel Munsif Hammana, an entrepreneur, said they were there to "say goodbye" to a man who was himself "the Cedar of Lebanon."
Bradgate Park Trust has revealed it is carrying out some tree work on a 250-year-old Cedar of Lebanon.
There are fine trees including tall beeches along the drive and a cedar of Lebanon which is just reaching maturity.
Beyond the communal parking area there is a sloping lawn surrounded by clipped hedging, mature shrubberies and impressive Cedar of Lebanon. South of the building the formal garden has an ornamental pond, mature shrubs and trees.
The unfortunate lady was fatally struck by a large branch that had fallen from a 280-year-old Cedar of Lebanon on a calm, late summer's day.
Its striated form is composed of Cedar of Lebanon wood.
The backdrop to the raised platform on which the altar is set is in the shape of the country s Cedar of Lebanon, and live cedars and olive trees, the symbol of peace, were placed around the platform.
Question three: In a wood near Thornton Village stood a huge Cedar of Lebanon tree over 200 years old, in 1962 a fierce gale blew it down and a piece of one of the branches was preserved, where can it be seen today?
Outside our children let off steam in the large playground, which includes a giant slide based on the top of an old Cedar of Lebanon trunk.

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