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Homs Syllabification: Homs
(also Himshims)

Definition of Homs in English:

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

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Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
adverb
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly