Definition of Turanian in English:

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Turanian

Pronunciation: /tjʊˈreɪnɪən/

adjective

dated
Relating to or denoting the languages of central Asia, particularly those of the Uralic and Altaic families, or the peoples that speak them.

Origin

Late 18th century: from Persian Tūrān, the region beyond the Oxus, + -ian.

Words that rhyme with Turanian

Albanian, Azanian, Iranian, Jordanian, Lithuanian, Mauritanian, Mediterranean, Panamanian, Pennsylvanian, Pomeranian, Romanian, Ruritanian, Sassanian, subterranean, Tasmanian, Transylvanian, Tripolitanian, Ukrainian, Vulcanian

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