- a member of an Islamic people speaking Kurdish and dwelling chiefly in Kurdistan.
Origin of Kurd
Examples from the Web for kurd
Contemporary Examples of kurd
Our members are from every group: Sunni, Shia, Christian, Turcoman, Kurd.Bikers of Baghdad: Sunnis, Shias, Skulls, ‘Harleys,’ and Iraqi Flags
July 20, 2014
I traveled to Kurd areas by helicopter with former Secretary of State Colin Powell in 2003.Libya: Do No-Fly Zones Work?
March 18, 2011
As Tareq Al-Hashemi did before the election, when he said that an Arab should be president of Iraq, not a Kurd.Allawi's Next Moves
March 28, 2010
Historical Examples of kurd
In an instant all had vanished, and Sir Kurd sank down in a swoon.Ernest Bracebridge
William H. G. Kingston
If a Kurd eat bread given him, he will never try to rob the giver.
A Kurd was once arrested in Persia for stealing and a hand was cut off as punishment.
Daoud heard a faint undertone of contempt in the Kurd's voice.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel
Moreover it must be inferred that a Kurd has a ghost of a conscience.The Cradle of Mankind
- a member of a nomadic people living chiefly in E Turkey, N Iraq, and W Iran
Word Origin and History for kurd
1610s, the people's self-designation.