Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Turkey or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
  • noun The Turkic language of Turkey.
  • noun Ottoman Turkish.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Turkey or the Turks; characteristic of, made in, or derived from Turkey: as, Turkish misrule; Turkish rugs.
  • noun The language of the Turks, a member of the Ural-Altaic family of languages, having several dialects, of which the literary language of the Ottoman Turks is the best-known. It is commonly written with the Arabic alphabet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Of or pertaining to Turkey or the Turks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun The official language of Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Turkey, the Turkish people or the Turkish language.

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

  • noun a Turkic language spoken by the Turks
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Turkey or its people or language

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Examples

  • GENERAL EDIP BASER, FORMER TURKISH SPECIAL ENVOY FOR COUNTERTERRORISM: So for the Turkish people on the street, it is a testing ground for Turkish-American relations.

    CNN Transcript May 24, 2007

  • This was the hamam of the Harem, what you would call a steam bath and the Europeans bastardized into the phrase Turkish baths.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • This was the hamam of the Harem, what you would call a steam bath and the Europeans bastardized into the phrase Turkish baths.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • This was the hamam of the Harem, what you would call a steam bath and the Europeans bastardized into the phrase Turkish baths.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • If this is what you call a Turkish humanitarian, then I'd hate to meet a Turkish criminal.

    Halide Edip Adıvar and the Armenians

  • They were what we call Turkish baths, that is, there were bathrooms of several grades of heat to be gone through -- one tepid, the next warm, the next one very hot, and then cooler and cold, and the Romans were fond of taking these baths every day.

    Young Knights of the Empire : Their Code, and Further Scout Yarns

  • The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons, which also claimed the bombing in Kemer, had vowed more assaults in retaliation for what it called the Turkish government's "war" against the rebels, according to pro-Kurdish Firat news agency.

    FOXNews.com

  • The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons, which also claimed the bombing in Kemer, had vowed more assaults in retaliation for what it called the Turkish government's "war" against the rebels, according to pro-Kurdish Firat news agency.

    The Seattle Times

  • President Serzh Sarkisian said on Wednesday that he has decided to formally submit Armenia's normalization agreements with Turkey to the Armenian parliament for ratification despite what he called Turkish efforts to distort their essence.

    «Ազատ Եվրոպա/Ազատություն» ռադիոկայան

  • President Serzh Sarkisian said on Wednesday that he has decided to formally submit Armenia's normalization agreements with Turkey to the Armenian parliament for ratification despite what he called Turkish efforts to distort their essence.

    «Ազատ Եվրոպա/Ազատություն» ռադիոկայան

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