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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, romanized: Dimašq [diˈmaʃq], Syrian Arabic: [dɪˈmaʃʔ]) is the capital of the Syrian Arab Republic; it is also the...
- 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 is the capital of Syria. Damascus may also refer to: Damascus, Arkansas Damascus, Georgia Damascus, Maryland Damascus, Ohio Damascus, Oregon...
- the clan. Syria remained the Umayyads' main power base thereafter, and Damascus was their capital. The Umayyads continued the Muslim conquests, incorporating...
- Aram-Damascus (/ˈɛrəm/ or /ˈærəm dəˈmæskəs/) was an Aramaean state around Damascus in Syria, from the late 12th century BCE to 732 BCE. Sources for this...
- 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...
- Damascus Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت شام; Eyālet-i Šām‎) was an eyalet of the Ottoman Empire. Its reported area in the 19th century was 51,900 square...
- Damascus International Airport (Arabic: مطار دمشق الدولي‎) (IATA: DAM, ICAO: OSDI) is the international airport of Damascus, the capital of Syria. Inaugurated...
- phrases Pauline conversion, Damascene conversion and Damascus Christophany, and road to Damascus allude to this event. Paul's conversion experience is...
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