Pan–Turanianism

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variants: less commonly

Pan–Turanism

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Definition of Pan–Turanianism

  1. :  a political and cultural movement of the early 20th century having as its principal aim the union of all peoples having a common Turkish heritage

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Origin and Etymology of pan–turanianism

pan-turanianism from pan- + turanian + -ism; pan-turanism from pan- + Turan, ancient desert and steppe region of Central Asia north of Iran corresponding to the regions around the Jaxartes and Oxus in modern Uzbek and Kazakh Republics of the U.S.S.R. + English -ism


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