a tentlike dwelling of the Mongol and Turkic peoples of central Asia, consisting of a cylindrical wall of poles in a lattice arrangement with a conical roof of poles, both covered by felt or skins.
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How to use yurt in a sentence
Or, if your budget is modest, you can search for nearby tents or yurts for “any weekend” of the summer.Airbnb’s newest features are a response to the work-from-anywhere trend | Lila MacLellan | May 24, 2021 | Quartz
Travel might be slow to return, but this gift card, which is good for a night in a castle, cabin, condo, yurt, or even a potato, will be waiting.37 Gifts to Buy This Mother's Day for Every Type of Mom in Your Life | Melissa Locker | May 3, 2021 | Time
After her job as an expert makeup artist at a theme park was eliminated, she worked on a hemp farm in northern Virginia, living in a yurt and finishing her online certification as a yoga instructor.
Choose between car-camping sites and amenity-rich yurt rentals.
There are photographers Stephen and Hanna Nereo, who left Los Angeles for Colorado, where they built a 435-square-foot canvas-and-wood yurt, largely with their own hands.If you’re thinking of a drastic lifestyle change, ‘Off Grid Life’ will feed your fantasy (or kill it) | Tim Smith | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
Her route is well planned, yet somewhere—on the streets of Tehran, in a yurt in Turkmenistan—Lin-Liu loses her way.
Why should it have, when I already knew yurt so well—considered him, in fact, one of my closest friends?
yurt, after two years of living with us, still couldn't understand why we found this confusing.
Nor does the Mongol till the soil; nothing is found growing near his yurt.A Wayfarer in China | Elizabeth Kendall
"We were rather surprised ourselves," yurt said complacently.
Round the walls of the yurt were ranged one or two tables and chests of drawers.A Wayfarer in China | Elizabeth Kendall
British Dictionary definitions for yurt
a circular tent consisting of a framework of poles covered with felt or skins, used by Mongolian and Turkic nomads of E and central Asia
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