- Lake, a salt lake in NW Iran. About 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km).
Also called Lake Urumiyeh.
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Examples from the Web for urmia
On October 2, independent sources reported another ISIS attack near Khoi city, close to Urmia.
Thousands attended the funeral of Sargent Mostafa Mohammad-Nezhad in Urmia on October 3.
As the latter does not empty itself, urmia becomes inevitable.Life of Elie Metchnikoff, 1845-1916
The effects of the opiate had passed off, but those of urmia were profound.
It may cause a true toxmia, just as renal diseases give rise to urmia.
The symptoms of apoplexy, epilepsy, and urmia bear a resemblance to those caused by some of the poisons of the neurotic class.Memoranda on Poisons
Thomas Hawkes Tanner
Billroth mentions a case in which there was complete suppression, with urmia.
Orumiyeh (Persian ɒˈruːmiːjə)
- Lake Urmia a shallow lake in NW Iran, at an altitude of 1300 m (4250 ft): the largest lake in Iran, varying in area from 4000–6000 sq km (1500–2300 sq miles) between autumn and spring
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