Anatolian

noun
An·​a·​to·​lian | \ ˌa-nə-ˈtō-lē-ən How to pronounce Anatolian (audio) , -ˈtōl-yən \

Definition of Anatolian

1 : a native or inhabitant of Anatolia and specifically of the western plateau lands of Turkey in Asia
2 : a branch of the Indo-European language family that includes a group of extinct languages of ancient Anatolia — see Indo-European Languages Table

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Anatolian adjective

First Known Use of Anatolian

1590, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Anatolian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anatolian. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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