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The bonfires of Detroit in 1967, for instance, recall the Great Fire of Smyrna in 1922.American Dreams: “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides
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Cotton-spinning had then begun, the cotton coming from Cyprus and Smyrna.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
To thee I give Turkey, and the seat of thine empire shall be Smyrna.Dreamers of the Ghetto
There was great excitement in Smyrna, especially among the boys.
He resembled Kit in appearance, and was very popular in Smyrna.
He's coming to Smyrna on business to-morrow, and will call here.
- an ancient city on the W coast of Asia Minor: a major trading centre in the ancient world; a centre of early ChristianityModern name: Izmir
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