from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An upland region between northeast Israel and southwest Syria northeast of the Sea of Galilee. Fortified by Syria after 1948, the area was captured by Israel in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War and formally annexed by that country in 1981.
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- proper n. A plateau straddling the border of Syria and Israel
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- n. a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria
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