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n. & adj.
Variant of Turkmen..
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Noun1.Turcoman - a member of a Turkic people living in Turkmenistan and neighboring areasTurcoman - a member of a Turkic people living in Turkmenistan and neighboring areas
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
2.Turcoman - the Turkic language spoken by the TurkomanTurcoman - the Turkic language spoken by the Turkoman
Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar, Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages
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We are closely following the steps by the Iraqi Government to reinstitute its constitutional sovereignty over the city of Kirkuk, which is a model of the countrys social mosaic, and home to our Turcoman Kinsmen throughout history, following the KRGs illegitimate referendum that was held in violation of the Iraqi Constitution.
Committee members were selected based on a confessional quota system (a confession is a religious or ethnic sect): 28 from a Shiite coalition list, 14 from a Kurdish list, eight from al-Iraqiya list (moderate Shiites), one from a Christian list, one from a Turcoman list, and one from a Sunni list.
It refers to Shiite militant groups recruited from the Turcoman tribes in Eastern Anatolia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, and Syria, and who were adherents to the Twelve Imams and safavi dynasty.
What is more, the traditionally Turcoman cities of Mosul and especially Kirkuk are now becoming Kurdish cities and Turcomans have been eliminated in one way or another.
In the Seljuk era, injustice, and immorality reached their climax, and the society experienced difficulties and calamities through Turcoman and Turkish invasions.
Bohemond and his cousin, Richard de Principatu, were on their way to relieve the Christian city of Melitene, now called Malathia, when they fell into the hands of the Turcoman emir, Danismand.
Pachymeres reports that Osman's successes attracted more Turcoman warriors on his side who helped him expand his possessions and influence at the expense of the Byzantines (14).
Eilin Francis from Georgetown University and Lama Obeid from Weill Cornell Medical College shared the first position while Arwa Elsanosi from Georgetown University and Rebal Turcoman from Weill Cornell Medical College won the third place.
The tension between the central group of celebrants and the unusually florid and irregular landscape expresses the atmosphere at Shah Tahmasp's atelier when Heravi and Turcoman artists first combined their talents.
Turcoman carpet designs are woven entirely from memory; graph paper patterns are used only when resuscitating old designs, or weaving totally new or non-traditional, therefore unfamiliar, designs.
He had also had his chances in the 1827 Guineas, but those races provided the last hurrah for 60-yearold Frank Buckle, who steered the Grafton contenders Turcoman and Arab to victory.
Moussa Yahya, an ethnic Turcoman member of the local council of Taza, (20 km) south of Kirkuk, was killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on him in the central part of the district," Brigadier Sarhad Qader, Director of the Kirkuk Districts Police Department (KDPD), told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.