Meaning of ABILENE in English
(land of meadows), (Luke 3:1) a city situated on the eastern slope of Antilibanus, in a district fertilized by the river Barada (Abana). The city was 18 miles from Damascus, and stood in a remarkable gorge called Suk Wady Barada .
Smith's Bible English dictionary. Английский библейский словарь Смита. 2012