Kurd

noun
\ ˈku̇rd How to pronounce Kurd (audio) , ˈkərd How to pronounce Kurd (audio) \

Definition of Kurd

: a member of a pastoral and agricultural people who inhabit a plateau region in adjoining parts of Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Armenia, and Azerbaijan

Other Words from Kurd

Kurdish \ ˈku̇r-​dish How to pronounce Kurdish (audio) , ˈkər-​ How to pronounce Kurdish (audio) \ adjective

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1595, in the meaning defined above

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3 Sep 2020

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“Kurd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kurd. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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Kurd

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How to pronounce Kurd (audio) How to pronounce Kurd (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of Kurd

: a member of a group of people who live in a region that includes parts of Turkey, Iran, and Iraq

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