southern Lebanon

southern Lebanon
area located in south Lebanon

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Southern Lebanon — South Lebanon redirects here. For other uses, see South Lebanon (disambiguation). Southern Lebanon is the geographical area of Lebanon comprising the South Governorate and the Nabatiye Governorate. These two entities were divided from the same… …   Wikipedia

  • Lebanon — /leb euh neuhn/ or, esp. for 1, / non /, n. 1. a republic at the E end of the Mediterranean, N of Israel. 3,858,736; 3927 sq. mi. (10,170 sq. km). Cap.: Beirut. 2. a city in SE Pennsylvania. 25,711. 3. a city in N central Tennessee. 11,872. 4. a… …   Universalium

  • LEBANON WAR — The PLO Threat to Israel Emerging from Lebanon Following the six day war , the Palestinian terrorists expanded their base of action against the State of Israel from   within Lebanese territory. This action received support in the Cairo Agreement… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lebanon — This article is about the country. For other uses of terms redirecting here, see Lebanon (disambiguation) and Liban (disambiguation). Republic of Lebanon اَلْجُمْهُورِيَّة اَللُّبْنَانِيَّة al Jumhūrīyah al Lubnānīyah République libanaise …   Wikipedia

  • Lebanon hostage crisis — The Lebanon hostage crisis refers to the systematic kidnapping in Lebanon of 96 foreign hostages of 21 national origins between 1982 and 1992. The victims were mostly from Western countries, and mostly journalists, diplomats, or teachers. 25 of… …   Wikipedia

  • Lebanon —    Israel s neighbor to the north. During the War of Independence (1948 49), Lebanon joined in the fighting against Israel despite that country s Christian majority and the control of the body politic by that segment of the Lebanese population.… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Lebanon Mountains — a mountain range extending the length of Lebanon, in the central part. Highest peak, 10,049 ft. (3063 m). * * * Arabic Jabal Lubnān ancient Libanus Mountain range, Lebanon. Running parallel to the Mediterranean Sea coast, it is about 100 mi (160… …   Universalium

  • Lebanon — • So called from the snow which covers the highest peaks during almost the entire year, or from the limestone which glistens white in the distance Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lebanon     Lebanon …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Lebanon (Oregón) — Lebanon Ciudad de los Estados Unidos Una antigua estación ferroviaria en Lebanon …   Wikipedia Español

  • Southern Syria — is the southern region of modern day Syria. It includes the region of Hauran, and the governorates of Daraa, As Suwayda, and Quneitra.Historically, the term Southern Syria in Arabic (سوريا الجنوبية, Suriyya al Janubiyya ) could imply support for… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.