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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.
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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
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Ur•mi•a

(ˈʊər mi ə)

n.
Lake, a salt lake in NW Iran. ab. 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km).
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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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