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Definition of the noun Beirut

What does Beirut mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. capital and largest city of Lebanon; located in western Lebanon on the Mediterranean

Alternative definition of the noun Beirut

proper noun

  1. The capital city of Lebanon.
  2. The drinking game of beer pong.


  1. "Beirut" is a musical single of Strings.
  2. "Beirut" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  3. "Beirut" is a musical EP of Gerald.
    • released in (7 years ago)


  1. "Beirut" is a book by Hassan Diab.
    • also known as "Beirut: reviving Lebanon's past"
  2. "Beirut" is a book by Alan Bowne.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Beirut

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Google previewCities and Sovereignty (2011)

Identity Politics in Urban Spaces by Diane E. Davis, Nora Libertun de Duren

First, Beirut is a metropolis that relies almost exclusively on roads for individual transportation since collective buses amount to...

Google previewThe World (2005)

Travels 1950-2000 by Jan Morris

Beirut is the impossible city, in several senses of the adjective. It is impossible in the enchantment of its...

Google previewCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

Beirut is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Lebanon, a small country in the Middle East on the eastern shores of the...

Beirut is an ancient city with origins that date back at least 3,000 years, perhaps even 5,000 years.

Google previewThe Cities Book (2009)

A Journey Through the Best Cities in the World by Lonely Planet Publications (Firm), Trent Holden, Anna Metcalfe

Beirut is a city of contrasts: beautiful architecture exists alongside concrete eyesores, traditional houses set in jasmine-scented gardens are dwarfed by modern buildings, and swanky new cars vie for right of way with vendor carts. ANATOMY ...

Google previewThe Darling Diaries (1995)

Memoirs of a Political Career by Stan Darling, Beth Slaney

Beirut is a fabulous city and our hotel, the Inter Continental, is one of the most magnificent in the world. Mona is in seventh heaven, as there are Turkish servants, wearing beautiful costumes, walking around the lobby twenty-four hours a day, ...

Google previewRepublican Party Reptile (2007)

The Confessions, Adventures, Essays and (Other) Outrages of P.J. O'Rourke by P. J. O'Rourke

Beirut is a sort of Janusfaced ...

Google previewWestern Civilizations, Their History and Their Culture (2016)

Civilizations, Civilizations by CTI Reviews

Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. As there has been no recent population census, the exact population is unknown; estimates in 2007 ranged from slightly more than 1 million to slightly less than 2 million. Located on a peninsula ...

Google previewThirty-One Nil (2014)

On the Road With Football's Outsiders: A World Cup Odyssey by James Montague

Beirut is a hard city to live in and an even harder one to love. Its name is now synonymous with ruin. Bullet holes still pepper the fa├žade of its crumbling Frenchstyle architecture as patches of scorched earth lie next to brand new boutiques and ...

Google previewPost-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora (2012)

by Syrine Hout

This invasion, which was not the first and would not be the last, is mentioned on the second page: 'Beirut is an ancient Roman city'; (49), Bassam affirms. For him, Rome symbolises a secular heaven, that is, the absence of pain thanks to what ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2001)

by Peter Haggett

Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, was once one of the most beautiful cities in the Middle East. Today civil strife, external invasion, economic collapse and forced migration have conspired to ruin this ancient settlement. Located at the eastern end ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Studies (2012)

by Helmut K. Anheier, Mark Juergensmeyer

Beirut, the primary city and capital of Lebanon, is an old town. Excavations have uncovered ruins of the Phoenician, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Crusader, and Ottoman periods .

Google previewAn Encyclopedic Dictionary of Conflict and Conflict Resolution, 1945-1996 (1998)

by John E. Jessup

BEIRUT 63 Beira-Mutare Pipeline. This petroleum pipeline runs between the port city of Beira in Mozambique and Mutare in Zimbabwe, a distance of approximately 1 50 miles. Antigovernment guerrillas blew up the pipeline on 5 January 1 ...

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Quotes about Beirut

Our fumbling government's response since Beirut - during both Republican and Democratic administrations - has been to cut and run, or to flat ignore this growing threat, apparently hoping it would go away. (David Hackworth)
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Scrabble value of B3E1I1R1U1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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