Turanian


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Tu·ra·ni·an

 (to͝o-rā′nē-ən, -rä′-, tyo͝o-)
adj.
Of or relating to the Ural-Altaic languages or to the peoples who speak them.
n.
2. A member of any of the peoples who speak languages of the Ural-Altaic group.

[From Persian Tūrān, Turkistan.]

Turanian

(tjʊˈreɪnɪən)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of any of the peoples inhabiting ancient Turkestan, or their descendants
2. (Languages) another name for Ural-Altaic
adj
3. (Peoples) of or relating to the Ural-Altaic languages or any of the peoples who speak them
4. (Peoples) of or relating to Turkestan or its people
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