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  • n. A tower, turret or a steeple on the Balkans erected during the period of Ottoman domination on the area.

Etymologies

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From a South Slavic language, from Turkish kule, from Persian قله (qolle), from Arabic قلة (qulla, "pinnacle, zenith").

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