Definition of Golan Heights

1. Noun. A fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria. "Artillery on the Golan Heights can dominate a large area of Israel"

Definition of Golan Heights

1. Proper noun. A plateau straddling the border of Syria and Israel ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Golan Heights

Goggia's sign
Golan Heights (current term)
Gold Coast
Golda Meir
Goldblatt's clamp
Goldblatt hypertension
Goldblatt kidney
Goldblatt phenomenon
Golden Age
Golden Arches
Golden Delicious
Golden Fleece
Golden Gate
Golden Gate Bridge

Literary usage of Golan Heights

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Syria and the Middle East Peace Process by Alasdair Drysdale, Raymond A. Hinnebusch (1991)
"The previous month, Prime Minister Shamir dismissed reports that Israel might agree to the demilitarization of the Golan Heights, saying they had "no basis ..."

2. Hydropolitics along the Jordan River; Scarce Water and Its Impact on the by Aaron T. Wolf (1995)
"Finally, despite attacks from Syria, Defence Minister Moshe Dayan was extremely reluctant to launch an attack on the Golan Heights because of the presence ..."

3. Water Balances in the Eastern Mediterranean by David B. Brooks, Ozay Mehmet (2000)
"As mentioned above, Schwartz and Zohar (1991) advised Israeli retention of the Golan Heights west of the Jordan River watershed line to guarantee continued ..."

4. Landmine Monitor Report 2000: Toward a Mine-Free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2000)
"7 The report estimates that there may be 100000 mines in Syria.8 Mine Clearance and Mine Awareness Syrian engineers cleared mines in the Golan Heights under ..."

5. UN Peace-keeping Operations: A Guide to Japanese Policies by L. William Heinrich, Akiho Shibata, Yoshihide Soeya (1999)
"The SDF contingent is expected to remain in the Golan Heights for at least two years, ... The Golan Heights mission was very different from those previously ..."

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