noun. an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus.
- capital of Syria
- Damascus (Latin)
- Δαμασκός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Damascus
How do you pronounce damascus?
Pronounce damascus as dəˈmæskəs.
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