Definition of Golan Heights in US English:

Golan Heights

proper noun

  • A range of hills on the border between Syria and Israel, northeast of the Sea of Galilee. Formerly under Syrian control, the area was occupied by Israel in 1967 and annexed in 1981. Negotiations for the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the region began in 1992.


Golan Heights

/ˌɡoʊlən ˈhaɪts//ˌɡōlən ˈhīts/