Ak·​his·​sar | \ ¦äk-hi-¦sär How to pronounce Akhissar (audio) , ¦ä-ki- \
plural -s

Definition of Akhissar

: a kind of heavy modern carpet made at Akhisar, near Izmir, Turkey

First Known Use of Akhissar

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Akhissar

after Akhisar, town in western Turkey near Izmir (Smyrna)

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“Akhissar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Akhissar. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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