[ turk-muhn ]

noun,plural Turk·men.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Turkmenistan.

Origin of Turkman

First recorded in 1475–85; alteration of Turkoman

Other words from Turkman

  • Turk·me·ni·an [turk-mee-nee-uhn], /tɜrkˈmi ni ən/, adjective

Words Nearby Turkman

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How to use Turkman in a sentence

  • The bloodiest instance of displacement occurred in Turkman Gate, a slum whose inhabitants were overwhelmingly Muslim.

    Hold Onto Your Penis | David Frum, Justin Green | November 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • At the time of the Turkman Barih meeting in December, the number of neighborhoods seeing protests was at about 13.

  • As they approached the Oxus it was found necessary to employ a Turkman guard.

    The Gates of India | Thomas Holdich
  • But she was betrothed to a Turkman omrah, and Akbar forbade the contract to be infringed.

    Women of History | Anonymous
  • Is it some accursed Kurd that has stolen her sheep; or some Turkman, blacker than night, that has hankered after her bracelets?'

    Tancred | Benjamin Disraeli