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

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

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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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The first known use of Akhissar was in 1901

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“Akhissar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Akhissar. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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