Damascene


Damascene

Damascene refers to someone from Damascus.

Damascene, inferring a direct or indirect link with the city, may also refer to:


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  • DAMASCÈNE — Région de la Syrie centrale, dans la mouvance de Damas, la Damascène se divise en deux zones très contrastées: le bassin de Damas et le Kalamoun; à la charnière des deux contrées, Damas apparaît comme leur point de polarisation commun. Le bassin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Damascene — Dam as*cene (d[a^]m as*s[=e]n), a. [L. Damascenus of Damascus, fr. Damascus the city, Gr. Damasko s. See {Damask}, and cf. {Damaskeen}, {Damaskin}, {Damson}.] Of or relating to Damascus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Damascene — Dam as*cene (d[a^]m as*s[=e]n), n. A kind of plum, now called {damson}. See {Damson}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Damascene — Dam as*cene (d[a^]m as*s[=e]n ), v. t. Same as {Damask}, or {Damaskeen}, v. t. Damascened armor. Beaconsfield. Cast and damascened steel. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • DAMASCENE — Syriae pars, quae et Caele sive Cava dicitur circa Libanum, a Damasca vivitate dicta …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Damascene — [dam′ə sēn΄, dam΄ə sēn′] adj. [L Damascenus, of Damascus] 1. of Damascus or its people or culture 2. [d ] of damascening or damask n. 1. a person born or living in Damascus 2. [d ] damascened work 3. [d ] a small plum: see DAMSON …   English World dictionary

  • Damascène — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Damascène peut être : la Damascène, région de Damas, composé du bassin de Damas et du Kalamoun ; Jean Mansour, dit Jean Damascène ou Jean de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • damascene —   v.t. v.t. ornament (metal) with wavy patterns; a. pertaining to such art or to damask.    ♦ damascene blade, sword made in Damascus or ornamented with damascening …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Damascene — v., n., & adj. v.tr. decorate (metal, esp. iron or steel) by etching or inlaying esp. with gold or silver, or with a watered pattern produced in welding. n. a design or article produced in this way. adj. of, relating to, or produced by this… …   Useful english dictionary

  • damascene — v., n., & adj. v.tr. decorate (metal, esp. iron or steel) by etching or inlaying esp. with gold or silver, or with a watered pattern produced in welding. n. a design or article produced in this way. adj. of, relating to, or produced by this… …   Useful english dictionary