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Beilan is the name of a town and a pass in the N. of Syria, and on the E. side of the Gulf of Iscanderoon. It is the ordinary route between Syria and Cilicia. Through it Alexander the Great marched, and the Crusaders, and in 1832 it was the scene of a conflict between Egyptians and Turks.