Homs [hawms] Examples noun

  1. a city in W Syria.

Examples from the Web for homs Contemporary Examples of homs

  • Fedaa was born into a comfortable home in Homs, Syria, but her first recollections were of trouble.

    Drawing on the Memories of Syrian Women

    Masha Hamilton

    November 26, 2014

  • Most Allentown residents of Syrian heritage are Orthodox Christians from the Wadi-al-Nasara region in western Homs province.

    Welcome to Assadville, USA

    Christopher Moraff

    November 11, 2014

  • The city of Homs, for example, once had a Christian population of 160,000.

    State Department Highlights Actual Oppression Against Christians

    Jay Michaelson

    July 28, 2014

  • In November 2013 rebels released images of a DJI Phantom they claim to have brought down in the besieged city of Homs.

    Iran’s Drone War in Syria

    Patrick Hilsman

    May 14, 2014

  • Nothing can bring back those gassed to death in Ghota or starved to death in Homs.

    Syrian Rebel Wants a New Ally: Israel

    Kamal Labwani

    May 9, 2014

  • Historical Examples of homs

  • In 1892 I was in Homs for the administration of the sacraments.

    Silver Chimes in Syria

    W. S. Nelson

  • He had twenty sons who had all grown up and married in Homs.

    Silver Chimes in Syria

    W. S. Nelson

  • It was sixty-five miles to Homs and thirty-five more to Hamath.

    Silver Chimes in Syria

    W. S. Nelson

  • Work was progressing rapidly on the line from Tripoli to Homs.

    Silver Chimes in Syria

    W. S. Nelson

  • I was entertained for supper one night at the home of a wealthy Moslem in Homs.

    Silver Chimes in Syria

    W. S. Nelson

  • British Dictionary definitions for homs Homs Hums (hʊms) noun

    1. 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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