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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Golan
      n : a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern
          Syria; "artillery on the Golan Heights can dominate a
          large area of Israel" [syn: Golan Heights]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Golan
    exile, a city of Bashan (Deut. 4:43), one of the three cities of
    refuge east of Jordan, about 12 miles north-east of the Sea of
    Galilee (Josh. 20:8). There are no further notices of it in
    Scripture. It became the head of the province of Gaulanitis, one
    of the four provinces into which Bashan was divided after the
    Babylonish captivity, and almost identical with the modern
    Jaulan, in Western Hauran, about 39 miles in length and 18 in
    breath.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Golan, passage; revolution