Meaning of Izmir

Iz•mir

Pronunciation: (iz'mēr), [key]
— n.
  1. Formerly,a seaport in W Turkey on the Gulf of Izmir: important city of Asia Minor from ancient times. 636,078.
  2. Formerly,an arm of the Aegean Sea in W Turkey. 35 mi. (56 km) long; 14 mi. (23 km) wide.
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