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Ramat Gan(rä`mät gän), city (1994 pop. 122,200), W central Israel, adjacent to Tel Aviv. Founded in 1921, Ramat Gan is an important industrial center. Food processing is the chief industry; construction materials are also made there. Diamonds are processed on the city's outskirts. Bar-Ilan Univ. and a technical school are in Ramat Gan, which is also the site of Israel's largest sports stadium. Ramat Gan was an area hit heavily by Iraqi Scud missiles during the Persian Gulf WarPersian Gulf Wars,
two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent.
The First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.
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a city in western Israel, in the Tel Aviv District. Population, 121,000 (1973). Railroad station. Ramat Gan has textile and clothing industries. Enterprises of the food industry process vegetables and fruits and produce tobacco goods and chocolate. Instruments are manufactured and diamonds are cut. There is a diamond market in Ramat Gan.