Izmir

geographical name
Iz·​mir | \ iz-ˈmir How to pronounce Izmir (audio) \
variants: or formerly Smyrna \ ˈsmər-​nə How to pronounce Smyrna (audio) \

Definition of Izmir

city and port on the Gulf of Izmir (an inlet of the Aegean Sea) in western Turkey in Asia population 3,100,000

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