Seljuk

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adjective Sel·juk \ˈsel-ˌjük, sel-ˈ\
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Seljukian

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Definition of Seljuk

  1. 1 :  of or relating to any of several Turkish dynasties ruling over a great part of western Asia in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a Turkish people ruled over by a Seljuk dynasty

Seljuk

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Seljukian

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Origin and Etymology of seljuk

TurkishSelçuk, eponymous ancestor of the dynasties


First Known Use: 1603


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