Definition of Homs in English:

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Pronunciation: /hôms/
(also Hims /hims/)
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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Syllabification: Homs

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