Origin of jebelArabic
The definition of jebel is a term primarily used in North Africa and the Middle East to refer to mountains and mountain ranges.
An example of jebel is the Alborz mountain range.
a hill or mountain: often used in Arabic place names
- Nine miles from Tebessa are the extensive phosphate quarries of Jebel Dyr, where is also an interesting megalithic village.
- Kassala was relieved on the 1st of April, and Stevani a few days later severely defeated the dervishes at Jebel Mokram and Tucruff.
- Jebel Segadi is red granite of the finest quality.
- Jebel Hauran, east of the Jordan, is capped by a great sheet of basalt; and many other basalt flows are found, especially in the country north of Lebanon.
- Hind the ridge of what is now known as Jebel Ajlun, probably not far from Mahneh (Mahanaim), near the head of the wadi Yabis.