Baalbek

geographical name
Baal·​bek | \ˈbā-əl-ˌbek, ˈbäl-ˌbek\

Definition of Baalbek 

town in eastern Lebanon north of Damascus on the site of the ancient city of He*li*op*o*lis \ ˌhē-​lē-​ˈä-​pə-​lis \

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