Hauran

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Hauran:

see HawranHawran
or Hauran
[Heb.,=hollow or cavernous land], district, SW Syria. It is a largely treeless region marked by conical volcanic peaks, barren lava fields, and rich lava soil. In the northeast are the Druze Mts., many of whose numerous caverns were once inhabited.
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, Syria.