noun Date: 1877 the customs, beliefs, institutions, and principles of the Turks

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  • Turkism — /terr kiz euhm/, n. the culture, beliefs, principles, practices, etc., of the Turks. [1585 95; TURK + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

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