Definition of Damascenes
1. damascene [v] - See also: damascene
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damascenes
Literary usage of Damascenes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"The inflexible soul of Caled was not touched by the spectacle of their distress: he disputed with the damascenes the property of a magazine of corn; ..."
2. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"After a siege of seventy days,60 the patience, and perhaps the provisions, of the damascenes were exhausted ; and the bravest of their chiefs submitted to ..."
3. An Exposition of the Second Epistle to the Corinthians by Charles Hodge (1862)
"In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the damascenes with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me. It is useless to inquire why Paul ..."
4. A New and Complete History of the Holy Bible as Contained in the Old and New by Robert Sears (1844)
"... of the Edomites and damascenes. At this period likewise, Solomon departed from the national, though iniquitous policy of his earlier reign, during which ..."
5. A Summer Ramble in Syria: With a Tartar Trip from Aleppo to Stamboul by Vere Monro (1835)
"Egyptian Guard Remarks of the damascenes.—Roman Convent.—Distinct Bazaars of Damascus.— Fantasia in celebration of the Peace.—Rejoicing of the Christians. ..."