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Homs

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Pronunciation: /hɒms
 
, hɒmz/
(also Hims)

Definition of Homs in English:

An industrial city in western Syria, on the River Orontes; population 869,700 (est. 2009). It was named in 636 by the Muslims and occupies the site of ancient Emesa.

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