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yurt

 (yûrt)
n.
A circular, domed, portable tent used by nomadic peoples of central Asia.

[Russian yurta, of Turkic origin.]

yurt

(jʊət)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a circular tent consisting of a framework of poles covered with felt or skins, used by Mongolian and Turkic nomads of E and central Asia
[from Russian yurta, of Turkic origin; compare Turkish yurt abode, home]

yurt

(yʊərt)

n.
a tentlike dwelling of the Mongol and Turkic peoples of central Asia, consisting of a cylindrical wall of poles in a lattice arrangement with a conical roof of poles, both covered by felt or skins.
[1885–90; < Russian < Turkic; compare Turkish yurt home, fatherland]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yurt - a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supportingyurt - a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting; originally used by nomadic Mongol and Turkic people of central Asia but now used as inexpensive alternative or temporary housing
dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, abode, domicile - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
Translations
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