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Lebanon

name of a nation in western Asia, from Semitic root l-b-n "white," probably in reference to snow-capped peaks, or possibly to chalk or limestone cliffs. The Greek name of the island Lemnos is of Phoenician origin and from the same root.

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Definitions of Lebanon from WordNet

Lebanon (n.)
an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean;
Synonyms: Lebanese Republic
From wordnet.princeton.edu