Homs

[ hawms ]
/ hɔms /

noun

a city in W Syria.

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Homs

Hums (hʊms)

/ (hɒms) /

noun

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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