Definition of Damascus in English:

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Damascus

Pronunciation: /dəˈmɑːskəs/
/dəˈmaskəs/
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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