Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of yurt.

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Examples

  • But it is clear that many Kyrgyz, whose nomadic forefathers lived in yurts, have long been jealous of better-off Uzbek neighbours.

    Uzbek minority still faces persecution as Kyrgyzstan goes to polls

  • (No burnouts who live in yurts or belong to crafts collectives, please.)

    The Veterans of Domestic Disorders Memorial

  • (No burnouts who live in yurts or belong to crafts collectives, please.)

    The Veterans of Domestic Disorders Memorial

  • Nomadic Expeditions The desert is dotted with mirage-like "ger" camps, where tourists stay in Mongolian yurts—spacious tents made of felt, stretched along wooden latticework.

    Camel-Trekking Across the Gobi

  • World-weary loners, take note: The desert is also dotted with mirage-like "ger" camps, where tourists stay in Mongolian yurts—spacious tents made of felt, stretched along wooden latticework.

    Dunes Struck

  • Many districts, especially in the countryside, are still comprised largely of gers, also called yurts, round felt structures that are the traditional Mongolian nomad home.

    After Hours: Ulan Bator

  • He fell asleep in pain, woke in pain to be offered raw meat softened by being stored between the saddle and the horse's sweating skin (he managed to choke it down, half-starved as he was), then continued for hours more until a group of black-felt tents he later learned to call yurts rose from the horizon like bumps of mold growing up from the flat, bleak ground.

    Wagers of Sin

  • There were also several constructions like wigwams, which she learned were called yurts, made of bent poplar branches covered with felt and skins.

    Call Of The Heart

  • As well as the igloos in Davos, some Mongolian-style tents, called yurts, were erected, according to Occupy WEF's Twitter feed.

    NYT > Global Home

  • As well as the igloos in Davos, some Mongolian-style tents, called yurts, were erected, according to Occupy WEF's Twitter feed.

    NYT > Home Page

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