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Baalbek

[ bahl-bek, bey-uhl-, beyl- ]
/ ˈbɑl bɛk, ˈbeɪ əl-, ˈbeɪl- /
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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) /

noun

a town in E Lebanon: an important city in Phoenician and Roman times; extensive ruins. Pop: 150 000 (1998 est)Ancient name: Heliopolis
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