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(ˈtɑːtərɪ) or


1. (Placename) a historical region (with indefinite boundaries) in E Europe and Asia, inhabited by Bulgars until overrun by the Tatars in the mid-13th century: extended as far east as the Pacific under Genghis Khan
2. (Placename) Gulf of Tatary another name for the Tatar Strait


(ˈtɑ tə ri)

also Tartary

a historic region of indefinite extent in E Europe and Asia: designates the area overrun by the Tartars in the Middle Ages, from the Dnieper River to the Pacific.
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Noun1.Tatary - the vast geographical region of Europe and Asia that was controlled by the Mongols in the 13th and 14th centuries; "under Genghis Khan Tartary extended as far east as the Pacific Ocean"
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
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For this reason, Mikhail allegedly followed his son in running away from the Tatars, then did not dare go to Kiev: "bezha ot s(y)nou svoem" pered" Tatary Ougry" (he [Mikhail] fled from the Tatars to Hungary, following in the footsteps of his son), and "za strakh" Tatar'skyi ne sine iti Kyevou" (he did not dare go to Kiev because of his fear of the Tatars).
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