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Abilene or Abila is a ancient city found in the slopes of Anti-Lebanon, so called from its chief town, Abila. Lysanias was mentioned as a tetrarch of this place, during the time of John the Baptist's 'making way';[1] it is a city situated on the eastern slope of Antilibanus, in a district fertilized by the river Barada (Abana).

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  1. Luke 3:1 (Link)
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