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Noun: Republic of Turkey
  1. A Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
    - Turkey

Type of: country, land, state

Part of: Anatolia, Asia Minor, Balkan Peninsula, Balkans, Middle East, Mideast, NATO, Near East, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation [Brit], North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Encyclopedia: Republic of Turkey