Atatürk

biographical name
Ata·​türk | \ ˈa-tə-ˌtərk How to pronounce Atatürk (audio) , ä-tä-ˈtᵫrk How to pronounce Atatürk (audio) \

Definition of Atatürk

Kemal 1881–1938 originally Mustafa; later surnamed Kemal Turkish general and statesman; president of Turkey (1923–38)

Learn More about Atatürk

Statistics for Atatürk

Cite this Entry

“Atatürk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atat%C3%BCrk. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

Comments on Atatürk

What made you want to look up Atatürk? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!