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The country's name comes from the name of the mountain range, which in turn comes from Biblical Hebrew לְבָנוֹן(ləḇānôn), from Proto-West Semitic *laban- (white) (compare Hebrew לָבָן(lāḇān, white), Arabic لَبَن(laban, milk)).


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  1. A mountain range in the Middle East.
  2. A country in Western Asia. Official name: Lebanese Republic. Also (especially formerly) known as "the Lebanon".
    • 1958, Anthony Burgess, The Enemy in the Blanket (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 382:
      "He does a trip from Jiddah up to the Lebanon and now he's extending it as far as Marseilles."
  3. Various places in the United States of America:
    1. A small unincorporated community in Montezuma County, Colorado.
    2. A town in New London County, Connecticut.
    3. A census-designated place in Kent County, Delaware, in full Rising Sun-Lebanon.
    4. A city in St. Clair County, Illinois.
    5. A city, the county seat of Boone County, Indiana.
    6. A small city in Smith County, Kansas.
    7. A home rule city, the county seat of Marion County, Kentucky.
    8. A town in York County, Maine.
    9. A city, the county seat of Laclede County, Missouri.
    10. A small village in Red Willow County, Nebraska.
    11. A city in Grafton County, New Hampshire.
    12. A borough of Hunterdon County, New Jersey.
    13. A town in Madison County, New York.
    14. A city, the county seat of Warren County, Ohio.
    15. A census-designated place and unincorporated community in Marshall County, Oklahoma.
    16. A city in Linn County, Oregon.
    17. A city, the county seat of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.
    18. A small town in Potter County, South Dakota.
    19. A city, the county seat of Wilson County, Tennessee.
    20. An unincorporated community in Hardin County, Tennessee.
    21. A town, the county seat of Russell County, Virginia.
    22. A town and census-designated place in Dodge County, Wisconsin.
    23. A town in Waupaca County, Wisconsin.


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