Damascus

Definition of Damascus

Da`mas´cus
n.1.A city of Syria.
Damascus blade
a sword or scimiter, made chiefly at Damascus, having a variegated appearance of watering, and proverbial for excellence.
Damascus iron
metal formed of thin bars or wires of iron and steel elaborately twisted and welded together; used for making gun barrels, etc., of high quality, in which the surface, when polished and acted upon by acid, has a damask appearance.
Damascus steel
See Damask steel, under Damask, a.

Related Words

capital of Syria, Damascene, national capital, Syria, Syrian Arab Republic
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