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  1. Tartary.
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Historical Examples of tatary

  • He was planning new missionary posts in Georgia and Tatary when death called him to his reward.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • A formidable insurrection, excited partly by religious enthusiasm, broke out in the western parts of Chinese Tatary in 1826.

  • "Impossible to go either to Turkey or Tatary," replied the Koschevoi, putting his pipe coolly into his mouth again.

    Taras Bulba and Other Tales

    Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

  • Look up to where the church towers are crowned by the onion domes of Tatary against a European sky.

  • Particulars are given as to the silver ingots which formed the currency of Tatary, and the paper-money of Cathay.

British Dictionary definitions for tatary



  1. a historical region (with indefinite boundaries) in E Europe and Asia, inhabited by Bulgars until overrun by the Tatars in the mid-13th century: extended as far east as the Pacific under Genghis Khan
  2. Gulf of Tatary another name for the Tatar Strait
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