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Kemal Atatürk

Ke·mal At·a·türk

 (kə-mäl′ ăt′ə-tûrk′, kĕ-mäl′ ä-tä-türk′) Originally Mustafa Kemal. 1881-1938.
Turkish national leader and founder of modern Turkey. In 1919 he organized the Turkish Nationalist Party and established a rival government to the Ottoman sultan. After a civil war he served as president of the Turkish Republic (1923-1938).
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Kemal Atatürk

(kɛˈmɑːl ˈætəˌtɜːk)
n
(Biography) See Atatürk
Keˈmalism n
Keˈmalist n, adj
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Ke•mal A•ta•türk

(kəˈmɑl ˈæt əˌtɜrk, ˈɑ tə-)
n.
(Mustafa Kemal) ( “Kemal Pasha” ) 1881–1938, Turkish general: president of Turkey 1923–38.
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