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Definition of the noun ataturk

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  1. Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    • examples: Today is November 10, we are commemorating the great leader Atatürk. | Mustafa Kemal Ataturk proclaimed the Turkish Republic in 1922.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of Ataturk: Kemal Ataturk / Kemal Pasha / Mustafa Kemal
    • instance of: national leader / solon / statesman = a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

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Google previewThe Black Sea Encyclopedia (2014)

by Sergei R. Grinevetsky, Igor S. Zonn, Sergei S. Zhiltsov, Aleksey N. Kosarev, Andrey G. Kostianoy

They say that Ataturk is the author of the following words: “We have the only way—to Europe”.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Islam (2009)

by Ludwig W. Adamec

Ataturk: Founder of Modern State. London: C. Hurst, 1981. Kinross, Lord ( Patrick Balfour). Ataturk: A Biography of Mustafa Kemal, Father of Modern Turkey.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Turkey (2009)

by Metin Heper, Nur Bilge Criss

Ataturk formulated Turkish nationalism not on the basis of ethnicity and/or religion but on the basis of common citizenship within a defined territory. This approach facilitated the establishment of close relations between Turkey and the West.

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Small photo of ISTANBUL, TURKEY, 2012-09-17: ambulant vendor of Turkish flags with portrait of Ataturk, founder of the modern Turkey near Galata bridgeSmall photo of Ankara, Turkey; August 04, 2016: Tomb of Ataturk, leader of modern Turkish RepublicSmall photo of Ankara, Turkey; August 04, 2016: Tomb of Ataturk, leader of modern Turkish RepublicSmall photo of ISTANBUL ATATURK AIRPORT - TURKEY 12 June 2016 / A Plane ready for departureSmall photo of Greece, Thessaloniki - AUGUST 05, 2014: Ataturk's house, a girl is watching Ataturk documentarySmall photo of ISTANBUL - TURKEY / OCTOBER 3, 2016: The Republic Monument on Taksim square, closeup fragment with Ataturk statue.Small photo of Ataturk Statue More...

Quotes about Ataturk

Freedom and indedendence form my character. (Mustafa Kemal Ataturk)
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Scrabble value of A1T1A1T1U1R1K5

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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