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  • proper n. A nomadic people of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan.
  • proper n. Any of the languages of these people.


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  • Winfield, Kan., died Sept. 12 in Turan, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fires.


  • My uncle who was killed with the caravan bought it from a wizard in Turan.

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  • Hungarian, Finnish, the Turkic languages, Mongolian, and Manchu belong to the Ural-Altaic family of languages, also known as the Turanian family, after the Persian word Turan for Turkestan.

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  • His first child, born in the 1974, was named Turan, which is a very patriotic name among the Turkish nation.

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  • Names such as Turan, Sethlans and Alpan, for example.

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  • The vision of the triumvirate was a New Turkey – called Turan – stretching from the Mediterranean islands off Turkey’s western flank all the way across Central Asia to the Caspian Sea.

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  • "He who is called Turan was found seeking entrance to the city and was enticed to the pits.

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  • Fishing out another coin from Turan, he tossed it to the in-keep, who caught it expertly.

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  • The Cimmerian had paid for a room and his food with coin bearing the image of King Yezdigerd of Turan.

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  • "Of course the IHH will put forth some excuse…because they cannot come out and say 'the government told us to,' " said Ilter Turan, professor of political science at Istanbul's Bilgi University.

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