Damascus

geographical name
Da·​mas·​cus | \ də-ˈma-skəs How to pronounce Damascus (audio) \

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city in southwestern Syria that is believed by some to be the oldest city in the world having continuous existence pre-civil-war population 1,451,000

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“Damascus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Damascus. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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