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Variations of words Jabal, Jabel, Jebal, Jebel, Jbel, Djebel, Jibal, etc. have been used for the Arabic word "Jah-BAYL" meaning "mountain, hill or slope" (as elevations). The words have been used to name many mountains, places, people, or others:

People

Genesis 4:20: "And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents."
  • Muadh ibn Jabal

Places

  • Jabal al-Tair Island
  • Jabel, a German municipality
  • Jibal, late 1st-millennium-CE West-Asian realm
  • Djebel Babor Nature Reserve, a protected area in Algeria

Mountains and mountainous regions

  • Jabal:
    • Jabal al-Tariq, a.k.a. Rock of Gibraltar
    • Jabal al-Thawr
    • Jabal al-Nour, "Mountain of Light"
    • Jabal Jur,Bingöl
  • Jebal:
    • Jebal Al Qamr - near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    • Jebal Bani Jabur - in Oman
    • Jebal Barez - mountain chain in Kerman Province of Iran
    • Jebal Djudi - "Deluge Mountain" of the Arabic legends
    • Jebal Gingamba - in Central African Republic
    • Jebal Kasioun - near Damascus, Syria
  • Jebel:
    • Jebel Al Jais - in Ras Al Khaimah
    • Jebel Akhdar (Libya) - "Green Mountain"
    • Jebel Akhdar (Oman) - "Green Mountain"
    • Jebel Barkal
    • Jebel Bishri - in Syria
    • Jebel Hafeet - in United Arab Emirates & Oman
    • Jebel Mgoun - 2nd highest peak in North Africa
    • Jebel Musa - north tip of Morocco, opposite Gibraltar
    • Jebel Shams - "Sun Mountain", highest mountain in Oman
    • Jebel Toubkal (Morocco)
    • Jebel al-Mawta - "Mountain of the Dead" in Siwa Oasis
    • Jebel ech Chambi
  • Jbel:
    • Jbel Bouhalla - in Rif range of northern Morocco
    • Jbel Saghro or Jbel Sarhro – the "Dry Mountain" (Morocco)
    • Jbel Sirwa - in Anti-Atlas mountains of Morocco
    • Jbel Toubkal - Morocco
  • Djebel:
    • Djebel Al Awaynat - mountain in Libya, Egypt & Sudan
    • Djebel Babor - mountain formation in Algeria
    • Djebel Maoud, Niger
    • Djebel Zaghouan - in eastern Tunisia

Other

  • Djebel (1937-1958), race horse

See also:

  • Jabalpur, a city in central India

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