Proper Noun

  • salt lake northwestern Iran (country) near Turkey
  • city/and/capital West Azerbaijan (province) Iran (country) on the shore of the lake of the same name


  • Probably from Syriac “Ur” (ܐܘܪ, city, a common Assyrian name for cities around Mesopotamia) and “Mia” (ܡܝܐ, water), referring to the great lake nearby.

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