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The name Abilene may refer to:
- Abilene (biblical), a plain in Syria, on the east slope of Anti-Lebanon mountain range — for which most of the places listed below are named, directly or indirectly
- United States
- Abilene, Kansas
- Abilene, Texas
- Abilene, Virginia
- Abilene Trail, a cattle trail leading from Texas to Abilene, Kansas used during the 19th century.
- Abilene State Park, a state park near Abilene, Texas
- Abilene Town, a 1946 western film starring Randolph Scott
- Gunfight in Abilene, a 1967 western film starring Bobby Darin and Leslie Nielsen
- Gunfighters of Abilene, a 1960 film starring Buster Crabbe
US Military uses
- Operation Abilene (1966), a joint US-Australian military operation in 1966 during the Vietnam War
- Operation Abilene (2003), a US military operation in Al Anbar province in 2003 during the Iraq War
- USS Abilene, a Tacoma-class US navy frigate named after the city of Abilene, Kansas
- Abilene Trophy, is awarded annually to the community in Air Mobility Command that is most supportive of its local Air Force Base
- Abilene Network, the American national academic backbone network, part of the Internet2 project
- Abilene paradox, a form of dysfunctional group dynamics
- Abilene (song), a song recorded by George Hamilton IV
- Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, in Abilene, Kansas
- Abilene and Southern Railway, taken over by Missouri Pacific Railroad in 1978
- George R. Stewart, A Concise Dictionary of American Place-Names. Oxford University Press, 1970.
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