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Turk

 (tûrk)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Turkey.
2. A member of the principal ethnic group of modern-day Turkey or, formerly, of the Ottoman Empire.
3. A member of any of the Turkic-speaking peoples.

[Middle English, from Old French turc, from Turkish Türk; akin to Old Turkic türk, perhaps from türk, ripe, vigorous, strong.]

Turk

(tɜːk)
n
1. (Peoples) a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Turkey
2. (Peoples) a native speaker of any Turkic language, such as an inhabitant of Turkmenistan or Kyrgyzstan
3. obsolete derogatory a violent, brutal, or domineering person

Turk

(tɜrk)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Turkey.
2. a Turkish-speaking citizen of the Ottoman Empire.
3. a member of any Turkic-speaking people.
4.
a. one of a breed of Turkish horses closely related to the Arabian horse.
b. any Turkish horse.
[1300–50; Middle English « Turkish Türk; compare Medieval Latin Turcus, Medieval Greek Toûrkos]

Turk.

Turkey.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Turk - a native or inhabitant of TurkeyTurk - a native or inhabitant of Turkey  
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
Osmanli, Ottoman, Ottoman Turk - a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
effendi - a former Turkish term of respect; especially for government officials
Translations
Turek
tyrker
turkkilainen
Turčin
török
トルコ人
터키 사람
turk
ชาวตุรกี
người Thổ Nhĩ Kỳ

Turk

[tɜːk] N
1. (from Turkey) → turco/a m/f
2. (fig) (esp Pol) → elemento m alborotador
young Turkjoven reformista mf

Turk

[ˈtɜːrk] nTurc (Turque)m/f

Turk

nTürke m, → Türkin f

Turk

[tɜːk] nturco/a

Turk

تُرْكِيّ Turek tyrker Türke Τούρκος turco turkkilainen Turc Turčin turco トルコ人 터키 사람 Turk tyrker Turek turco турок turk ชาวตุรกี Türk người Thổ Nhĩ Kỳ 土耳其人
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Novonite report that Enimehmedov is an ethnic Turk from the town of Borgas with previous convictions for causing bodily harm and drug possession and has no record of psychiatric illness.
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Another ethnic Turk, ylhan Ahmet from the Rhodope district, was elected representing the liberal Potami party.
Main opposition Socialists have proposed to hold the election on Sunday, October 23, while predominantly ethnic Turk Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) is proposing Sunday, October 30.
The MPs from the predominantly ethnic Turk Movemement for Rights and Feedoms (DPS), the second largest party in the current Parliament, did not vote.
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Valeri Simeonov, leader of the Patriotic Front faction in Parliament, says the caps on opening polling stations abroad will help curb the leverage of vote fromA Turkey, where tens of thousands of ballots are castA for the predominantly ethnic Turk party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) in Bulgarian general elections.