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The modern Turks of Turkey (or simply Turkish people) are an amalgamation of a wide variety of peoples including indigenous Anatolians and migrants from the Caucasus, the Balkans, the Levant, Central Asia and various other places. ... Citizenship is membership in a political community (originally a city but now a state), and carries with it rights to political participation; a person having such membership is a citizen. ... Modern Turkey spans bustling cosmopolitan centers, pastoral farming villages, barren wastelands, peaceful Aegean coastlines, and steep mountain regions. ... Turkic peoples are Northern and Central Eurasian peoples who speak languages belonging to the Turkic family, and who, in varying degrees, share certain cultural and historical traits. ...

Turk

  • one of any of the peoples speaking any of the Turkic languages
  • Turkic peoples
  • A native or inhabitant of Turkey, or a member of Turkic speaking minorities in neighboring areas (see Demographics of Russia)
  • another name for Melungeon, especially in the Carolinas
  • the Young Turks, a political party in the late Ottoman Empire; the name later came to be applied to any ambitious and non-conformist young adult
  • the Turk, the first chess-playing automaton
  • Philippe LiĆ©geois, the cartoonist's pen name
  • Turk (tailor), a tailor of country-western wear for musicians from the 1940s to the 1970s
  • Turk (rapper), was a rapper for the Cash Money Records label, one of the members of the Hot Boys
  • In the Ottoman Empire, Turk often referred to any Muslim, regardless of ethnicity (as opposed to Ottoman non-Muslims)
  • Grand Turk Island is an island that is part of the Turks and Caicos Islands, and overseas dependency of the United Kingdom
  • "The Turks", a common abbreviation for the Maumturks, the chain of mountains in the west of Ireland
  • Turks (Final Fantasy VII) act as the task force of Shinra Corporation

The Turkic languages constitute a language family of some thirty languages, spoken across a vast area from Eastern Europe to Siberia and Western China with an estimated 200 - 250 million speakers. ... Turkic peoples are Northern and Central Eurasian peoples who speak languages belonging to the Turkic family, and who, in varying degrees, share certain cultural and historical traits. ... Russias area is about 17 million square kilometers (6. ... Melungeon is a term traditionally applied to one of a number of so-called tri-racial isolate groups of the Eastern United States, found mainly in Appalachia, especially Eastern Tennessee, Southwestern Virginia, and Eastern Kentucky. ... The Carolinas is a collective term used in the United States to refer to the states of North and South Carolina together. ... The Young Turks were a Turkish nationalist reform party, officially known as the Committee of Union and Progress (CUP) — in Turkish the Ittihad ve Terakki Cemiyeti — whose leaders led a rebellion against Sultan Abdul Hamid II (who was officially deposed and exiled in 1909). ... Philippe Liégeois is cartoonist of numerous comic books, including Colonel Clifton Leonard Robin Dubois. ... Turks mugshot from his 2004 shootout with the police. ... Imperial motto (Ottoman Turkish) Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (the Eternal State) The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power (1683) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Bursa (1335 - 1365), Edirne (1365-1453), Ä°stanbul (1453-1922) Imperial anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Sovereigns Padishah of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40... Millet (stress on the e) is an Ottoman Turkish term for a legally protected religious minority. ... The Turks and Caicos Islands is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom consisting of two groups of tropical islands in the Caribbean, southeast of the Bahamas, at 21°45N, 71°35W. The thirty islands total 166 sq. ... Na Sleibhte Mhám Toirc (The Maumturks/Maamturks) are a picturesque mountain range in Connemara in the west of Ireland. ... In the Square Co. ...

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Turkic peoples are Northern and Central Eurasian peoples who speak languages belonging to the Turkic family, and who, in varying degrees, share certain cultural and historical traits. ... The Turkic languages constitute a language family of some thirty languages, spoken across a vast area from Eastern Europe to Siberia and Western China with an estimated 200 - 250 million speakers. ...

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The Turks of Turkey are descendants of immigrants from Central Asia in the first centuries of this millennium.
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