Izmir [iz-meer] Examples noun

  1. Formerly Smyrna. a seaport in W Turkey on the Gulf of Izmir: important city of Asia Minor from ancient times.
  2. Gulf of. Formerly Gulf of Smyrna. an arm of the Aegean Sea in W Turkey. 35 miles (56 km) long; 14 miles (23 km) wide.

Examples from the Web for izmir Contemporary Examples of izmir

  • Fresh clashes also erupted in Ankara and in the western city of Izmir.

    Gezi Park Teen’s Death Rocks Turkey

    Thomas Seibert

    March 13, 2014

  • British Dictionary definitions for izmir Izmir noun

    1. a port in W Turkey, on the Gulf of Izmir: the third largest city in the country; university (1955). Pop: 2 500 000 (2005 est)Former name: Smyrna

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