jebel

[ jeb-uh l ]
/ ˈdʒɛb əl /
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noun

Definition for jebel (2 of 2)

djebel

or jeb·el

[ jeb-uh l ]
/ ˈdʒɛb əl /

noun

(chiefly in Arabic-speaking countries) a mountain: often used as part of a placename to indicate that the place is situated on or near a mountain: the Djebel Druze of southern Syria.

Origin of djebel

< French < dialectal Arabic jebel
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British Dictionary definitions for jebel (1 of 2)

jebel

djebel

/ (ˈdʒɛbəl) /

noun

a hill or mountain in an Arab country

British Dictionary definitions for jebel (2 of 2)

djebel

/ (ˈdʒɛbəl) /

noun

a variant spelling of jebel
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