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Homs

[hawms] /hɔms/
noun
1.
a city in W Syria.
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  • A bequest was made to the evangelical church in Homs by one of her members who died in Egypt.

    Silver Chimes in Syria W. S. Nelson
  • It was sixty-five miles to Homs and thirty-five more to Hamath.

    Silver Chimes in Syria W. S. Nelson
  • The great Hittite Tells near Homs ought all to be examined by digging.

    Palestine Claude Reignier Conder
  • He had twenty sons who had all grown up and married in Homs.

    Silver Chimes in Syria W. S. Nelson
  • On the 9th we were at Baalbek, on the 13th at Tripolis, and on the 15th at Homs.

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Homs

/hɒms/
noun
1.
a city in W Syria, near the Orontes River: important in Roman times as the capital of Phoenicia-Lebanesia. Pop: 915 000 (2005 est) Ancient name Emesa (ˈɛmɛsə) Former name Hims
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