Beirut meaning

bā-ro͝ot
The capital and largest city of Lebanon, in the western part of the country on the Mediterranean Sea. Founded by the Phoenicians, it was an important Greek and Roman trade center. Beirut was the scene of bitter factional fighting between Christians and Muslims after the outbreak of the Lebanese civil war in 1975 and was further damaged by an Israeli siege in 1982.
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(place) Seaport & capital of Lebanon, on the Mediterranean.
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The capital city of Lebanon.
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The drinking game of beer pong.
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Origin of beirut

  • From Arabic بيروت (Bayrūt), from Phoenician (Berot, Birut)

    From Wiktionary