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Definition of Damascus

Damascus
Damascus Da*mas"cus, n. [L.] A city of Syria. Damascus blade, a sword or scimiter, made chiefly at Damascus, having a variegated appearance of watering, and proverbial for excellence. Damascus iron, or Damascus twist, metal formed of thin bars or wires of iron and steel elaborately twisted and welded together; used for making gun barrels, etc., of high quality, in which the surface, when polished and acted upon by acid, has a damask appearance. Damascus steel. See Damask steel, under Damask, a.

Meaning of Damascus from wikipedia

- Damascus (/dəˈmæskəs/ də-M****-kəs; Arabic: دمشق‎, romanized: Dimašq [diˈmaʃq], Syrian Arabic: [dɪˈmaʃʔ], classical Syriac: ܕܰܪܡܣܘܩ‎, romanized: Darmswq)...
- Damascus steel was the forged steel of the blades of swords smithed in the Near East from ingots of Wootz steel either imported from Southern India or...
- Damascus is the capital of Syria. Damascus may also refer to: Damascus, Arkansas Damascus, Georgia Damascus, Maryland Damascus, Ohio Damascus, Oregon...
- (also the Pauline conversion, Damascene conversion, Damascus Christophany and the "road to Damascus" event) was, according to the New Testament, an event...
- region of Syria remained the Umayyads' main power base thereafter, and Damascus was their capital. The Umayyads continued the Muslim conquests, incorporating...
- John of Damascus (or John Damascene, Gr****: Ἰωάννης ὁ Δαμασκηνός, romanized: Ioánnēs ho Damaskēnós, IPA: [ioˈanis o ðamasciˈnos]; Latin: Ioannes Damascenus)...
- To Damascus (Swedish: Till Damaskus), also known as The Road to Damascus, is a trilogy of plays by the Swedish playwright August Strindberg. The first...
- University of Damascus (Arabic: جَامِعَةُ دِمَشْقَ‎, Jāmi‘atu Dimashq) is the largest and oldest university in Syria, located in the capital Damascus and has...
- Damascus is a census-designated place and an unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. In the early 20th century, there existed...
- The Kingdom of Aram-Damascus (/ˈɛrəm/ or /ˈærəm dəˈmæskəs/) was an Aramean state around Damascus in Syria, from the late 12th century BC to 732 BC. The...