Seljuk

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Originating from the old southwestern branch of Turkic languages.

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Seljuk

  1. A Persianate Muslim dynasty, of Oghuz Turkic origin, which established both the Great Seljuq Empire and Sultanate of Rum, between the 11th and 14th centuries, in large parts of Southwest Asia and Asia Minor, respectively.

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Seljuk (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to this dynasty, or to the empire/sultanate that it ruled.
    Seljuk architecture

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Seljuk (plural Seljuks)

  1. A member of this dynasty.
    the House of Seljuks

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