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- n. one of the Turkmen ethnic group
- adj. Of, or relating to, these people
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as Turcoman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a branch of the Turkish race, found chiefly in central Asia (in Russian territory), Persia, and Afghanistan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a member of a Turkic people living in Turkmenistan and neighboring areas
- n. the Turkic language spoken by the Turkoman
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The Turkoman is a large, powerful, enduring animal, with long legs, a light body, and a big head.
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[FN#82] The "Turkoman" in the text first comes in afterwards.
It might be better to have a Pushtun state and a Hazzara state and a Turkoman state rather than to try to encourage a stable national government in Kabul.
Disagreement initially focused on the ethnically mixed, oil-rich city of Kirkuk, claimed by Kurds, Arabs and Turkoman.
He co-authored "Turkoman Figural Bronze Coins and Their Iconography" (2 vols.) and wrote the six vol. series "Ancient Coin Collecting" (3 are in expanded 2nd ed.), the monograph "Classical Deception" and the exhibition catalogue for the Griner collection of ancient coins at Ball State University.
Both Maliki and Barzani agreed to Odierno's proposal, but it ran into objections from Arab and Turkoman politicians in the neighboring Kirkuk governorate, who feared that it would legitimize the Kurds 'military presence in disputed territories and thus lead to Kurdish independence and Iraq's breakup.
Turkoman officials said the demonstrators were attacking the offices, and claimed that Kurds burned other premises around the city following the violence.
Turkoman guards fired as Kurdish demonstrators rushed toward their offices near the protest.
Many of the subgroups, such as the Kurds, the Turkoman and the Baluchi are semi-autonomous and this seems to work out quite well.
At the time of the elections, the Turkoman minority accused Kurdish leaders of increasing their support by drafting in Kurdish voters from outside the province.