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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/; Arabic: دمشق‎ Dimashq Arabic pronunciation: [diˈmaʃq], Syrian: Arabic pronunciation: [dɪˈmaʃʔ]) is the capital of the Syrian Arab...
- Damascus steel was the forged steel comprising the blades of swords smithed in the Near East from ingots of wootz steel imported from India and Sri Lanka...
- Damascus Cover is a 2017 political thriller film, directed by Daniel Zelik Berk, from a screenplay by Berk and Samantha Newton. It is based upon the 1977...
- Saint John of Damascus (Medieval Gr**** Ἰωάννης ὁ Δαμασκηνός, Ioánnis o Damaskinós, Byzantine Gr**** pronunciation: [ioˈanis o ðamasciˈnos]; Latin: Ioannes...
- The Damascus goat, also known as Aleppo, Halep, Baladi, Damascene, Shami, or Chami, is a breed of goat with a unique head and mouth shape raised in Syria...
- Damascus is the capital of Syria. Damascus may also refer to: Damascus affair, an incident involving the Jewish community in Damascus in 1840 Damascus...
- phrases Pauline conversion, Damascene conversion and Damascus Christophany, and road to Damascus allude to this event. Paul's conversion experience is...
- 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...
- Apollodorus of Damascus (Gr****: Ἀπολλόδωρος ὁ Δαμασκηνός) was a Syrian-Gr**** engineer, architect, designer and sculptor from Damascus, Roman Syria, who...
- 374-7 374-7 The Damascus Titan missile explosion (also called the Damascus accident) was a 1980 U.S. Broken Arrow incident involving a Titan II Intercontinental...
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