Baalbek

Baalbek

[bahl-bek, bey-uhl-, beyl-]
noun
a town in E Lebanon: ruins of ancient city; Temple of the Sun. 16,000. Ancient Greek name, Heliopolis.
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Baalbek (ˈbɑːlbɛk)
 
n
Ancient name: Heliopolis a town in E Lebanon: an important city in Phoenician and Roman times; extensive ruins. Pop: 150 000 (1998 est)

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