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n. & adj.
Variant of Turkmen..
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Noun1.Turcoman - a member of a Turkic people living in Turkmenistan and neighboring areasTurcoman - a member of a Turkic people living in Turkmenistan and neighboring areas
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
2.Turcoman - the Turkic language spoken by the TurkomanTurcoman - the Turkic language spoken by the Turkoman
Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar, Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages
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KIRKUK / NINA / -A Turcoman delegation, led by the head of the Turkmen Front, Arshad Salhi, discussed with Deputy Commander of Joint Operations Major General Abdul Amir Yarallah and the Federal Police Commander Major General Raed Shaker Jawdat the security situation witnessed in the district of Daqouq recently which led to the martyrdom of a number of citizens and the targeting of a Turkmen officer by an associate of the Federal Police.
(51.) Edmond O'Donovan, "Life Among the Turcoman Nomads," Journal of the Society of Arts 31:1, 577 (9 February 1883): 247.
But while modern Malay associates Turki with the Ottoman Turks the older literature uses it of the Turcoman. Thus the Turki are said (Bost.
(72.) As Izady indicates, from his Turcoman mothers side, Sharafkhan belonged to the same clan the Turcoman Aqqoyunlu and Safavid royal dynasties came from.
Turkish history tells us of the genocide of Armenians and other Christians in 1916, and the survivors were displaced, with their homes and farms given to Turcoman settlers, originally from Central Asia.
Committee members were selected based on a confessional quota system (a confession is a religious or ethnic sect): 28 from a Shiite coalition list, 14 from a Kurdish list, eight from al-Iraqiya list (moderate Shiites), one from a Christian list, one from a Turcoman list, and one from a Sunni list.
It refers to Shiite militant groups recruited from the Turcoman tribes in Eastern Anatolia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, and Syria, and who were adherents to the Twelve Imams and safavi dynasty.
What is more, the traditionally Turcoman cities of Mosul and especially Kirkuk are now becoming Kurdish cities and Turcomans have been eliminated in one way or another.
In the Seljuk era, injustice, and immorality reached their climax, and the society experienced difficulties and calamities through Turcoman and Turkish invasions.
Bohemond and his cousin, Richard de Principatu, were on their way to relieve the Christian city of Melitene, now called Malathia, when they fell into the hands of the Turcoman emir, Danismand.