- 1A member of a Turkic people living in Tatarstan and various other parts of Russia and Ukraine. They are the descendants of the Tartars who ruled central Asia in the 14th century.More example sentences
- In 1944, on the pretext that they had collaborated with the Germans, Stalin ordered the deportation within a few days of the remaining 200,000 Crimean Tatars to Central Asia.
- From the fifteenth century on, Crimean Tatars raided Ukraine for slaves, and Zaporozhian kozaks were the only defense against them.
- This province already had a motley mixture of population, including Turks, Tatars, and Ukrainians.
- 2 [mass noun] The Turkic language of the Tatars, with about 6 million speakers.More example sentences
- So if Russian patriots are shouting in Tatar and using a French word to describe themselves, I guess jingoism is just fine.
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- Relating to the Tatars or their language.More example sentences
- The missionaries, usually from rich Arab states such as Saudi Arabia, sport ragged full beards, and their women are veiled and covered from head to toe - in contrast to the western look of most Crimean Tatar men and women.
- On the outskirts of the town are two of the most precious Crimean Tatar sites: the mausoleum of its most famous Khan, Mengli Girai, and the magnificent school of religious and secular learning that he ordered to be built.
- On the other hand, let's look at the Russian: óðà is from the Tatar language and means ‘beat’ or ‘hit,’ (presumably the Tatar battle cry).
the Turkic name of a Tartar tribe.
More definitions of TatarDefinition of Tatar in:
- The US English dictionary