Definition of Damascus in English:

Damascus

Line breaks: Da¦mas|cus
Pronunciation: /dəˈmɑːskəs
 
, -ˈmaskəs/
The capital of Syria since the country’s independence in 1946; population 1,614,300 (est. 2009). It has existed as a city for over 4,000 years.

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