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Seljuk

[ sel-jook ]
/ sɛlˈdʒuk /
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adjective

noting or pertaining to any of several Turkish dynasties that ruled over large parts of Asia from the 11th to the 13th centuries.

noun

a member of a Seljuk dynasty or of a tribe ruled by them.

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Also Sel·juk·i·an [sel-joo-kee-uhn]. /sɛlˈdʒu ki ən/.

Origin of Seljuk

First recorded in 1825–35
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British Dictionary definitions for Seljuk

Seljuk

Seljukian (sɛlˈdʒuːkɪən)

/ (sɛlˈdʒuːk) /

noun

a member of any of the pre-Ottoman Turkish dynasties ruling over large parts of Asia in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries ad

adjective

of or relating to these dynasties or to their subjects
C19: from Turkish
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