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Lebanese

[leb-uh-neez, -nees] /ˌlɛb əˈniz, -ˈnis/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Lebanon or its natives or inhabitants.
noun, plural Lebanese.
2.
a native or inhabitant of Lebanon.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; Leban(on) + -ese
Related forms
pro-Lebanese, adjective, noun, plural pro-Lebanese.
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  • Because of this, this is currently part of the cultural pride of the Lebanese.
British Dictionary definitions for Lebanese

Lebanese

/ˌlɛbəˈniːz/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Lebanon or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Lebanon
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Word Origin and History for Lebanese
Lebanese
1920, from Lebanon + -ese.
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