Golan Heights

geographical name
Go·​lan Heights | \ ˈgō-ˌlän How to pronounce Golan Heights (audio) , -lən \

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hilly region northeast of the Sea of Galilee along the border between Israel and Syria; annexed by Israel in 1981

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“Golan Heights.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Golan%20Heights. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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