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TypeCountry
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.TUR-kee
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Meaning & History

From Latin Turcia, derived from the ethnonym Turk, which is from Old Turkic possibly meaning "ancestry". This is the name of a country situated on the Anatolian peninsula.
Other Languages & CulturesTurkiyya Arabic Turquie French Türkei German Turchia Italian Turcia Late Roman Turquia Portuguese Turquía Spanish Türkiye Turkish
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute