Origin of Tatar
OTHER WORDS FROM TatarTa·tar·i·an [tah-tair-ee-uhn], /tɑˈtɛər i ən/, Ta·tar·ic [tah-tar-ik], /tɑˈtær ɪk/, adjective
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How to use Tatar in a sentence
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.Putin vs. Humanity|James Kirchick|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.The Crimea Exodus Has Begun|Oleg Shynkarenko|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Most people are scared and lost,” says Vilora, a 20-year-old economics student, whose family is mixed Russian and Crimean Tatar.Crimeans Are Resigned To Pro-Russia Vote|Jamie Dettmer|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fifthly, in 1644 the Tatar invasion occurred with the usual havoc, and the Manchu dynasty was inaugurated.The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
But this time they had no cattle; but they brought a Tatar, dead on his saddle.
But the red-bearded Tatar only frowned, and clucked with his tongue.
The Tatar was delighted, brought him his old beshmet which was all in rags, and gave it to him.
He drew his sabre, spurred his horse straight at the red-bearded Tatar.
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