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Noun: Seljuk  'sel,jook
  1. Any one of the Turkish dynasties that ruled Asia Minor from the 11th to the 13th centuries; they successfully invaded Byzantium and defended the Holy Land against Crusaders
Adjective: Seljuk  'sel,jook
  1. Of or relating to the Seljuks

Derived forms: Seljuks

Type of: dynasty

Encyclopedia: Seljuk