- Of or relating to Damascus.
- Refers to a seminal moment, typically one that leads to a dramatic change in attitude or belief.
Damascene (plural Damascenes)
- A person living in or originating from Damascus.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Damascene in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)