Origin: French libanais, from Liban, Lebanon.
Variant of Lebanon
- country in SW Asia, at the E end of the Mediterranean: formerly a French mandate, it became independent after elections (1944): 4,036 sq mi (10,453 sq km); pop. 2,760,000; cap. Beirut
- mountain range extending nearly the entire length of Lebanon: highest peak, 10,131 ft (3,088 m)also Lebanon Mountains
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