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  • n. Plural form of Turk.

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Examples

  • The thing is, that European and American bigots who talk about “The Turks” make no distinction between past and present, and have no awareness that no, not all *Turks* did well in the Ottoman Empire either.

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  • The Turkmen of Iraq are mainly merchants and manual labourers and are related to today´s Turks, living in present‐day Turkey; in fact, they are the Turks´ ancestors.

    American Chronicle

  • According to the most recent research (see Pastor's Lives of the Popes, and Hertzburg's Byzantiner und Osmanen), Skenderbeg was of Slav origin, passed his life in his native mountains, and first leapt to fame when he beat the Turks at Debra in 1444, and inaugurated Albanian independence; and the tale of his captivity among the Turks is mythical.

    High Albania

  • He loves wine and declares that only traitors renounce it because they are afraid to give away their secrets when drunk; what makes him especially abhor the Turks is the fact that they do not drink wine.

    Nobel Prize in Literature 1905 - Presentation Speech

  • As of Tuesday, I'll be in Turks & Caicos for my honeymoon.

    Uncategorized Blog Posts

  • But it's often impossible to stop yourself from dreaming about your destination wedding in Turks & Caicos where Rihanna performs but doesn't upstage your Reem Acra dress.

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  • By this time a French “75” — a gun captured by the Turks from the Serbians in the Balkan war — was pouring her shell at the rate of about one in ten seconds to the neck.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The Bears 'college scouts and assistant pro personnel director Kevin Turks and pro scout Denard Wilson will all report to Ruskell, who in turns reports to Angelo in a more streamlined line of communication.

    Chicago Bears Team Report

  • Recent vacation: Yoga retreat in Turks and Caicos Islands.

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  • Uygur, the host of web talk show "The Young Turks," is a frequent guest on the network and has substituted as host of "Countdown," "The Ed Show" and "The Dylan Ratigan Show."

    Cenk Uygur Joins MSNBC

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