Anti-lebanon



a mountain range in SW Asia, between Syria and Lebanon, E of the Lebanon Mountains.
Historical Examples

Damascus, securely entrenched behind Anti-Lebanon, almost always lay outside this limit.
History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12) G. Maspero

This is the loftiest peak of the Anti-Lebanon, and is 10,000 feet above the sea.
The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor

The Anti-Lebanon lies on the south-east side of this plain; and is very much such a mountain as Lebanon.
Letters from Palestine J. D. Paxton

But on to Damascus—and we reached it all too soon, for the ride across the Anti-Lebanon range is also picturesque.
The Old World and Its Ways William Jennings Bryan

The Anti-Lebanon now rose near us, its northern and western slopes green with trees and grass.
The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor

The Anti-Lebanon chain has been less fully explored than that of Lebanon.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 3 Various

The Anti-Lebanon stretched before us on the east, and among the hills to the south our guide declared he could distinguish Safed.
Byeways in Palestine James Finn

Baalbec stands near the foot of the Anti-Lebanon, a little above the general level of the plain.
Letters from Palestine J. D. Paxton

On the top of the Anti-Lebanon, where we crossed, there was a general level of four or five miles.
Letters from Palestine J. D. Paxton

The distant view of the temple, on descending the last slope of the Anti-Lebanon, is not calculated to raise one’s expectations.
The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor

noun
a mountain range running north and south between Syria and Lebanon, east of the Lebanon Mountains. Highest peak: Mount Hermon, 2814 m (9232 ft)

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