from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a pastoral and agricultural people inhabiting the transnational region of Kurdistan in southwest Asia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of the linguistically and culturally distinct people who inhabit those parts of Syria, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and the former Soviet Union sometimes known as Kurdistan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A member of a people who inhabit a mountainous region of Western Asia, sometimes referred to as Kurdistan, spread over an area including adjoining parts of Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Syria. The people of this region speak Kurdish and are mostly Moslem.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a pastoral and predatory Aryan race, which gives its name to Kurdistan, a region of Asia lying partly in Turkey and partly in Persia. The Kurds speak an Iranic language, and are mostly Sunni Mohammedans. Rarely spelled Curd.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a member of a largely pastoral Islamic people who live in Kurdistan; the largest ethnic group without their own state
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