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see IzmirIzmir
, formerly Smyrna
, city (1990 pop. 1,762,849), capital of Izmir prov., W Turkey, on the Gulf of Izmir, an arm of the Aegean Sea. The largest Turkish seaport after İstanbul, its exports include cotton, tobacco, vegetables, manufactures, and carpets.
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city (1990 pop. 30,981), Cobb co., NW Ga., a residential suburb of Atlanta; inc. 1872. Manufactures include computer equipment, building materials, plastics, ordnance, and chemicals. Originally a religious camp-meeting ground, the city grew with the coming of the railroad. It has a bird sanctuary and is noted for its jonquils. The city was almost totally destroyed during the Civil War.


an ancient city on the W coast of Asia Minor: a major trading centre in the ancient world; a centre of early Christianity
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(7.) Ohayon MM, Zulley J, Guilleminault C, Smirne S.
(1.) Pirisi M, Salvador E, Bisoffi Z, Gobbo M, Smirne C, Gigli C, et al.
Goldeni's L'impresario delle Smirne has been musicalized, thanks to an unearthed score by Nino Rota (of Fellinifilm fame), and directed by Luca De Fusco.
Favara-Scacco, C., Smirne, G., Schiliro, G., & DiCataldo, A.
[5.] Franceschi M, Tancredi O, Smirne S, Mercinelli A, Canal N.