Origin of Tatar
Related formsTa·tar·i·an [tah-tair-ee-uh n] /tɑˈtɛər i ən/, Ta·tar·ic [tah-tar-ik] /tɑˈtær ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for tatar
The brand logo turned out to feature a graceful archer on horseback, in a Tatar national costume, poised to shoot his arrow.Rebranding The Land of Mongol Warriors & Ivan The Terrible|Anna Nemtsova|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Snyder had invited Tatar scholars to attend the conference, but they chose to remain in Crimea so as to mark this occasion.
Tatar control—part occupation and part suzerainty over impotent, tribute-paying Russian principalities—lasted more than 200 years.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself|P. J. O’Rourke|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Pervomayskoye village, eight men from a Crimean “self-defense” squad intimidated local Tatar activist Ilyas Ibrahimov.
Tatar is understandably a big fan of the printed page despite owning an Amazon Kindle.Do Tablet Apps and Ebooks Spell the End of Pop-Up Books?|Zachary Sniderman|January 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Left alone, the Tatar put on more twigs, lay down and stared at the fire; he began thinking of his own village and of his wife.The Schoolmistress and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov
His father was an officer in the Russian army, of Tatar extraction.
The Don Cossacks appear to us for the first time in the thirteenth century, on the ruins of the Tatar empire.Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c.|Xavier Hommaire de Hell
The curtain rises next on the Tatar encampment on the shores of the Shining Lake.The Russian Opera|Rosa Newmarch
Much of it in later times was written in a curious Tatar dialect.
British Dictionary definitions for tatar
- a member of a Mongoloid people who under Genghis Khan established a vast and powerful state in central Asia from the 13th century until conquered by Russia in 1552
- a descendant of this people, now scattered throughout Russia but living chiefly in the Tatar Republic