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Iz·mir

 (ĭz-mîr′) Formerly Smyr·na (smûr′nə)
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.

Izmir

(ˈɪzmɪə)
n
(Placename) 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

Iz•mir

(ˈɪz mɪər)

n.
1. Formerly, Smyrna. a seaport in W Turkey on the Gulf of Izmir: important city of Asia Minor from ancient times. 1,985,300.
2. Gulf of. Formerly, Gulf of Smyrna. an arm of the Aegean Sea in W Turkey. 35 mi. (56 km) long; 14 mi. (23 km) wide.
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Noun1.Izmir - a port city in western TurkeyIzmir - a port city in western Turkey  
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
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Tribune News Network DOHA Qatar Airways' (QA) first flight from Doha to Turkey's Izmir landed on Thursday at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, marking the airline's seventh gateway in the country.
Qatar Airways' first flight from Doha to Izmir landed yesterday at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, marking the addition of airline's seventh Turkish gateway.
The Star oil refinery operating in the Turkish city of Izmir will ensure the export of products worth $500 million annually, said Fatih Donmez, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources,Trendreports referring to the Turkish media.
Frankfurt/London: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Metropolitan Municipality of Izmir's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BB' and Long-Term Local-Currency IDR at 'BB+'.
Tourist Community of Sarajevo Canton presented a rich tourist offer of Sarajevo Canton at the 'Travel Turkey Izmir 2018' tourism fair.
ISTANBUL, Aug 27 (KUNA) -- Turkish coast guard on Monday captured around 183 illegal immigrants in the western province of Izmir, as they tried to cross into Greece.
1 / 2 Arab tourists in Izmir and neighbouring resort areas are becoming increasingly interested in the city as an investment as a holiday spot.
Jeddah, Sha'ban 22, 1439, May 8, 2018, SPA -- Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) will launch tomorrow its first new direct flights from Jeddah to the city of Izmir, in Turkey with 4 weekly flights.
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has announced a new summer destination with the launch of flights to Izmir, Turkey, starting from June 10.
21 (BNA): Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), announced today that it will become the first airline to connect the UAE and the Turkish city of Izmir with a direct flight starting June 27.
Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), announced today that, from 27 June 2018, it will become the first airline to connect the UAE and the Turkish city of Izmir with a direct flight.
Dubai: Low-cost carrier Air Arabia announced it will launch flights to the Turkish city of Izmir from June 27, 2018.