Definition of Jebel musa
1. Noun. A promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar; one of the Pillars of Hercules.
Group relationships: Al-magrib, Kingdom Of Morocco, Maroc, Marruecos, Morocco, Pillars Of Hercules
Generic synonyms: Foreland, Head, Headland, Promontory
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Literary usage of Jebel musa
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1. The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the Earliest Times to the Year by Ibrahim-Hilmy (1888)
"... with steps up to jebel musa—Gardens of Convent, with Plain of Er ... with Jebel Musa in the background—Wady ed Deir and the Plain of Er ..."
2. The Comparative Geography of Palestine and the Sinaitic Peninsula by Carl Ritter, William Leonard Gage (1866)
"DISCURSION I. THE GROUP OF THE jebel musa, OR THE " MOUNTAINS OF MOSES." 1. The Natural Boundary of the Group. The solidly built hospitium known as the ..."
3. The Desert of the Exodus: Journeys on Foot in the Wilderness of the Forty by Edward Henry Palmer (1871)
"Camp at jebel musa. ... we proceeded to fix upon a site for our camp, a question of some importance, as we were to stay at jebel musa six or eight weeks. ..."
4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1869)
"The southern peak of jebel musa is its highest point, and to this the name of jebel musa is especially applied. A central elevated basin, encircled by a ..."
5. Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A Journal by Edward Robinson, Eli Smith (1841)
"Our plan had been laid to devote this and the following day to the ascent of jebel musa and St. Catharine; and the Superior had taken us into such favour, ..."
6. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"The X. extremity \ of the jebel musa, culled by the monks Ho- i reb, ... and about 800 ft. lower than jebel musa, but it is the commanding point of the ..."