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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Formerly Smyr·na (smûrˈnə)Izmir A city of western Turkey on the Gulf of Izmir, an inlet of the Aegean Sea. Settled during the Bronze Age, Izmir is now a major port and an industrial center. Population: 2,230,000.

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  • proper n. A major Turkish port city situated midway along the western Anatolian seaboard, geographically continuous with the ancient city of Smyrna.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a port city in western Turkey

Etymologies

From the Turkish İzmir. (Wiktionary)

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