An·​a·​to·​lian ˌa-nə-ˈtō-lē-ən How to pronounce Anatolian (audio)
: a native or inhabitant of Anatolia and specifically of the western plateau lands of Turkey in Asia
: a branch of the Indo-European language family that includes a group of extinct languages of ancient Anatolia see Indo-European Languages Table
Anatolian adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Anatolian was in 1590

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“Anatolian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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