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Lebanese

 

a nation and the main population of Lebanon, numbering about 2.5 million (1972 estimate). They speak Arabic, and according to the official 1932 census, slightly more than half are Christians (Maronites, Orthodox, Catholics, and other groups); the rest are Muslims (Sunnites, Shiites, Druzes). The chief occupations are farming (citrus fruit, olives, vegetables, tobacco) and sericulture, and a large number of Lebanese are employed in industry.

REFERENCE

Narody Perednei Azii. Moscow, 1957.
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