Turan

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See also: tūrán

English[edit]

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Turan on one 1850s map.

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately of Persian origin, from a term meaning "the Land of Tur".

Proper noun[edit]

Turan

  1. (historical) A region in Central Asia, originally populated by Iranian Central Asian nomads; later, Iranians came to identify Turkic neighbours as Turanians.
  2. Any of the languages of these people.

Noun[edit]

Turan pl (plural only)

  1. A nomadic people of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan.

Anagrams[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Turan

  1. A male given name
  2. A surname​.