Urmia


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Ur·mi·a

 (o͝or′mē-ə)
A city of northwest Iran on the western side of Lake Urmia, a shallow saline lake between Tabriz and the Turkish border.

Urmia

(ˈɜːmɪə) or

Orumiyeh

n
(Placename) Lake Urmia a shallow lake in NW Iran, at an altitude of 1300 m (4250 ft): the largest lake in Iran, varying in area from 4000–6000 sq km (1500–2300 sq miles) between autumn and spring

Ur•mi•a

(ˈʊər mi ə)

n.
Lake, a salt lake in NW Iran. ab. 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Urmia - a shallow saline lake in northwestern Iran between Tabriz and the western border of Turkey
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
2.Urmia - a city on the western side of Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
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The dry-out of Lake Urmia has caused waves of protest by locals and numerous officials have warned against its aftermaths.
1]-Department of Clinical Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Islamic Azad University, Urmia Branch, Urmia, Iran
Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Urmia University, Urmia, lran
3] per year that is associated with Aras and Urmia basins (from Turkey), Atrak (from Turkmenistan), Hirmand (via Hirmand River from Afghanistan) and Garahghom (via Harirood River from Afghanistan).
The site lies in the Lake Urmia basin, at the edge of the range for wild grape, so it cannot be assumed that the grapes were cultivated.
Thirty adult male Wistar rats (200-220g) were obtained from the animal resource of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Urmia University.
Corresponding Author: Vahid houshyarifar, Islamic Azad University, Urmia Branch, Urmia, Iran.
URMIA, Apr 17, 2011 (TUR) -- A joint declaration foreseeing cooperation in several areas among Turkey, Iran and Azerbaijan was issued at the end of the 1st Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Urmia city of Iran on Saturday.
the semantic contrast of -an and -enij in Christian Urmia (Polotsky 1961: 19-20); for the 2pl.
Shots Fired has been marketed to members of URMIA (University Risk Management and Insurance Association), the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, and ASIS International, as well as directly to individual colleges and universities, says Randall Spivey, executive director of the Center for Persona[ Protection and Safety, creators of the program.