- a city in W Syria.
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In 1892 I was in Homs for the administration of the sacraments.
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- 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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