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a combining form representing Turkish or Turkic in compound words.
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How to use Turco- in a sentence
That day we were given the task of retaking the greater part of the trenches which the Turco troops had lost the day preceding.Private Peat|Harold R. Peat
As I looked back, the elder musician was a most perfect picture of the Turco.Four Years in Rebel Capitals|T. C. DeLeon
A great Turco in fez, blouse, and short, baggy breeches was very active in this commissariat work.
It needed another war to settle the Turco-Montenegrin border.The Land of the Black Mountain|Reginald Wyon
On the Turco-Servian side the masses of rock jut out so far into the stream, that no room is left for a footway.A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy|Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for Turco- (1 of 2)
/ (ˈtɜːkəʊ) /
noun plural -cos
(formerly) an Algerian serving in the light infantry of the French army
Word Origin for Turco
C19: via French from Italian: a Turk
British Dictionary definitions for Turco- (2 of 2)
indicating Turkey or TurkishTurco-Greek
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