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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

Word Origin for Seljuk

C19: from Turkish
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