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Nicomedia

[nik-uh-mee-dee-uh] /ˌnɪk əˈmi di ə/
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1.
an ancient city in NW Asia Minor, at the head of the Gulf of Astacus, in present-day Turkey: modern Izmit is on its site.
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Izmit

city, northwestern Turkey. It lies near the head of Izmit Gulf of the Sea of Marmara. The city spreads across several hills and over a narrow plain that contains its commercial and industrial sections

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