a seaport in and the capital of Lebanon.
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How to use Beirut in a sentence
At Gate 9 of Beirut’s port in mid July, all eyes were on the mammoth, concrete grain silos.The Grieving Families Fighting to Preserve a Crumbling Symbol of the Beirut Blast | Clément Gibon/Beirut | August 1, 2022 | Time
In Roadrunner we see him falling in love with the food, the people, the vibe of Vietnam, and recoiling in horror from the war that broke out in Beirut in 2006, as one of his shows was filming there.Roadrunner Illuminates Anthony Bourdain the Man—But Are Its Means Totally Legit? | Stephanie Zacharek | July 16, 2021 | Time
Helem, whose executive director is Tarek Zeidan, is an LGBTQ advocacy organization in Beirut, Lebanon.
The small building lights twinkling on rolling hills felt familiar, like the view from my grandmother’s fifth-story apartment in Beirut, another city where mountains slope into the sea.How Biking Across America Formed an Unlikely Friendship | Raffi Joe Wartanian | October 8, 2020 | Outside Online
Beirut—It is December, but Sabrine Omar is still wearing her summer clothes.
I arrived in Canada after escaping Saudi Arabia via Cairo and Beirut.Wife of Jailed Saudi Blogger: My Husband Is a Victim of the Thought Police | Ensaf Haidar, Advancing Human Rights | October 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Some of his best friends in Beirut were Palestinians because of his efforts.
No one who knew Peter in Beirut was surprised when he turned his focus to helping Syrians.
We were both studying introductory Arabic at the Saifi Institute in the Gemmayzeh area in Beirut, Lebanon.
Giving him a chance to rest, I made hasty arrangements for a night ride to Beirut.Silver Chimes in Syria | W. S. Nelson
It happened that the College in Beirut was short-handed that year, and in need of an additional teacher.Silver Chimes in Syria | W. S. Nelson
And here was Beirut again: here the snowy crest of Lebanon, here the roadstead crowded with craft; here the mulberry groves.The Wind Bloweth | Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
At Beirut, we were told, seven steamers were waiting to take them on the next stage of their homeward journey.The Ship Dwellers | Albert Bigelow Paine
This line connects southward with the railways to Palestine, while westward a railway runs to the important seaport of Beirut.
British Dictionary definitions for Beirut
the capital of Lebanon, a port on the Mediterranean: part of the Ottoman Empire from the 16th century until 1918; many universities (including Lebanese, American, French, and Arab). Pop: 1 875 000 (2005 est)
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Cultural definitions for Beirut
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