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Damascenes (Syrian)

Damascenes is a plural form of Damascene

Damascene (Syrian)

Definition:

a native or inhabitant of Damascus

Class:

person noun (people)

Related to:

damascene

Plural:

Damascenes

Type of:

Syrian » Asian » inhabitant » person

Member of:

Dimash

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

late Middle English (as a noun): via Latin from Greek Damaskēnos "of Damascus"
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

All senses of Damascenes...

Definition references  (+images)

New World Dictionary:

Damascene | Damascened [past tense] | Damascening [present participle]

of Damascus or its people or culture | of damascening or damask | a person born or living in Damascus | damascened work | a small plum | to decorate ... (25 of 52 words, 6 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/damascene

Collins Dictionary:

damascene | Damascene | damaskin

[transitive] to ornament (metal, especially steel) by etching or by inlaying, usually with gold or silver | a design or article produced by this ... (23 of 312 words, 6 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/damascene

Wikipedia:

Damascene [disambiguation]

refers to someone from Damascus. Damascene, implying a direct or indirect link with the city, may also refer to: John of Damascus (about 676-749), Syrian Christian monk and priest | Damascene (pigeon), a breed of fancy pigeon | Damascening, the art of ... (40 of 126 words, 8 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Damascene

Oxford Dictionary:

Damascene

relating to the city of Damascus | relating to or resembling the conversion of St Paul on the road to Damascus | [historical] : relating to Damascus ... (25 of 101 words, 5 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Damascene

Random House Dictionary:

Damascene | Damascened [past tense] | Damascening [present participle] | damascene: damaskeen [sense-specific]

of or pertaining to the city of Damascus. | "damascene": of or pertaining to the art of damascening. | an inhabitant of Damascus. | "damascene": work ... (23 of 56 words, 5 definitions, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/damascene

American Heritage Dictionary:

Damascus | Damascene [adjective, noun, related]

The capital of Syria, in the southwest part of the country. Inhabited since prehistoric times, the city became a thriving commercial center under the ... (24 of 43 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/damascus

Wiktionary:

Damascene

Of or relating to Damascus. (5 of 6 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Damascene

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Damascus [Syria] | Dimashq [Arabic]

city, capital of Syria. Located in the southwestern corner of the country, it has been called the "pearl of the East," praised for its beauty and ... (26 of 825 words, 15 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/150420​/Damascus

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Damascus | ash-Sham

Arabic "Dimashq" or "ash-Sham", city (1995 estimated population: 1,500,000), capital of Syria and of its Damascus governorate, southwestern Syria, on ... (20 of 90 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/world​/A​0814562​.html

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Damascus | the road to Damascus

"the road to Damascus": an experience that completely changes the way that you think about something (16 of 73 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/Damascus

Merriam-Webster:

Damascus

city southwestern Syria, its * population 1,451,000 (7 of 13 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/damascus

Encarta Dictionary:

Damascene | Damascenes [plural]

somebody who comes from Damascus | relating to Damascus (8 of 38 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 701705469​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

Damascene

Origin: late Middle English (as a noun): via Latin from Greek Damaskēnos "of Damascus"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Damascene

New World Dictionary:

Damascene | Damascened [past tense] | Damascening [present participle]

Origin: Latin Damascenus, of Damascus

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/damascene

Wiktionary:

Damascene

Origin: Latin Damascenus ("of Damascus").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Damascene

Encarta Dictionary:

Damascene | Damascenes [plural]

First use: 15th century

Origin: Via Latin Damascenus "of Damascus" from Greek damaskēnos

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 701705469​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

damascene | Damascene

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "Damascene"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Damascene"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/damascene

Google Dictionary:

Damascene | Damascenes [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "Damascene"

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YourDictionary Audio:

Damascene

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Damascene" by speech synthesizer

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