Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Turkmenistan.
  • n. A member of a traditionally nomadic Turkic people inhabiting Turkmenistan and neighboring areas in Iran and Afghanistan.
  • n. The Turkic language of the Turkmen.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person from Turkmenistan or of Turkmen descent.
  • proper n. A Turkic language of the Turkmen spoken mostly in Turkmenistan.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Turkmenistan, the Turkmen people or the Turkmen language.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the Turkic language spoken by the Turkoman
  • n. a member of a Turkic people living in Turkmenistan and neighboring areas
  • n. a republic in Asia to the east of the Caspian Sea and to the south of Kazakhstan and to the north of Iran; an Asian soviet from 1925 to 1991
  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Turkmenistan or its people or culture

Etymologies

Medieval Latin Turcomannus, from Persian Turkmān, from turkmān, like a Turk, from Turk, Turk; see Turki.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • TURKMEN NATIONAL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP REACHES ITS MIDDLE The second round of the Turkmen football championship was concluded by "Akhal" - "Turan"

    Новости

  • FOUR-YEAR-OLD SHEEP DOG GARABASH CALLED BREED CHAMPION AMONG TURKMEN SHEEP-DOGS A four-year-old dog named Garabash was called the champion of the breed among Alabai dogs - the Turkmen sheep dogs.

    Новости

  • TWO YOUNG FRENCH BICYCLISTS ENTERED TURKMEN STRETCH OF GREAT SILK ROAD As the Ashgabat correspondent of Turkmenistan. ru reports, two young French travelers Julienne Patar and Fransua Shmit have got to the Turkmen capital in the framework of their tour on bicycles along the route of the Great Silk Road.

    Новости

  • While everything from anemia to bubonic plague took hold in Turkmen villages, Turkmenbashi flew in German specialists for his own health needs.

    One-Man Stan

  • I blogged yesterday about Judge Gleeson's decision in Turkmen v. Ashcroft, permitting the Executive to single out certain illegal aliens for prolonged and unreviewed detention on the basis of race or national origin.

    Is That Legal?: Japanese American internment Archives

  • F ederal district judge John Gleeson (E.D.N.Y.) yesterday filed an opinion of potentially enormous significance (. pdf file) in Turkmen v. Ashcroft, a class action challenging the government's prolonged confinement of Arab and Muslim aliens on immigration charges in the wake of the September 11 attacks.

    Is That Legal?: Japanese American internment Archives

  • BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A boom in local media since the U. S.-led invasion in 2003 has given Iraqis a choice between some 200 print outlets, 60 radio stations and 30 TV channels in Arabic, Turkmen, Syriac and two Kurdish dialects.

    Reuters: Top News

  • BAGHDAD, March 11 (Reuters) - A boom in local media since the U. S.-led invasion in 2003 has given Iraqis a choice between some 200 print outlets, 60 radio stations and 30 TV channels in Arabic, Turkmen, Syriac and two Kurdish dialects.

    Adrian Monck

  • The sides exchanged views on the present state and prospects of the long-term Turkmen-Chinese cooperation in the course of the two-hour meeting.

    Новости

  • The racial profiling case, known as Turkmen v. Ashcroft, was filed in September 2002 to challenge the arbitrary detention and mistreatment of immigration detainees by prison guards and high-level Bush administration officials in the wake of 9/11.

    And Where Was A.G. Ashcroft? A.W.O.L.

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