Lebanon

geographical name
Leb·​a·​non | \ ˈle-bə-nən , -ˌnän , specific variants can be found at senses below\

Definition of Lebanon

1 \ ˈle-​bə-​nən , -​ˌnän \ country in southwestern Asia bordering on the Mediterranean Sea; a republic since 1944, formerly (1920–44) a French mandate; capital Beirut area 4016 square miles (10,401 square kilometers), population 4,100,000
2 \ ˈle-​bə-​nən , ˈle-​bə-​nən \ city in southeast central Pennsylvania east of Harrisburg population 25,477

Other Words from Lebanon

Lebanese \ ˌle-​bə-​ˈnēz , -​ˈnēs \ adjective or noun

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