Definition of Turks

1. Noun. (plural of Turk) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Turks

1. turk [n] - See also: turk

Lexicographical Neighbors of Turks

turkeyburgers
turkeycock
turkeyitis
turkeyless
turkeys
turkies
turkieses
turkis
turkises
turkle
turkles
turkling
turkois
turkoises
turkoman
turks
turlough
turloughs
turm
turmaline
turme
turmeric
turmeric root
turmerics
turmerol
turmes
turmit
turmits
turmoil
turmoiled

Literary usage of Turks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"He was taken prisoner by the Turks and beheaded, by the order of the sultan, ... The campaign of the Turks ended in the overthrow of the Bosnian kingdom; ..."

2. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"Fortunately for him, the Turks had not taken full advantage of the respite ... Every defeat of the Turks and the Hungarian rebels diminished his chances of ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"Fortunately for him, the Turks had not taken full advantage of the respite ... Every defeat of the Turks and the Hungarian rebels diminished his chances of ..."

4. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"fatal except to an industrious people; the policy of China solic ted the vanquished nations to resume their independence; ,i!id the power of the Turks was ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1880)
"The name Turks is the collective appellation of a vast number of tribes extending from ... Although the name of the Turks* first became known to the western ..."

6. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"But early in the eleventh century, a Tartar tribe from the wilds of Asia, called the Seljuks or Turks, became masters of the Mohammedan state in eastern ..."

7. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"But early in the eleventh century, a Tartar tribe from the wilds of Asia, called the Seljuks or Turks, became masters of the Mohammedan state in eastern ..."

8. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"ON THE Turks, AND WHY THEY ARE SO CALLED THE ancient histories which describe the early inhabitants of the East and their various languages show the origin ..."

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