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Musa Daği

Musa Daği (mōˈsä däŭˈ) [key], peak, 4,445 ft (1,355 m) high, S Turkey, rising from the Mediterranean Sea, W of Antakya. The heroic resistance of the Armenians against the Turks at Musa Daği in World War I is the subject of Franz Werfel's novel The Forty Days of Musa Dagh.

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