Origin of yurt
Examples from the Web for yurt
Her route is well planned, yet somewhere—on the streets of Tehran, in a yurt in Turkmenistan—Lin-Liu loses her way.
"We were rather surprised ourselves," Yurt said complacently.
Yurt, after two years of living with us, still couldn't understand why we found this confusing.
Round the walls of the yurt were ranged one or two tables and chests of drawers.
Around the yurt gathered women and children, dogs and calves.
Nor does the Mongol till the soil; nothing is found growing near his yurt.
British Dictionary definitions for yurt
Word Origin for yurt
Word Origin and History for yurt
1784, ultimately from Russian yurta, from a Turkic language and originally meaning "home, dwelling."