Etymology
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Seljuk

Turkish dynastic family of 11c.-13c., c. 1600 (implied in Selzuccian), from Turkish Seljuq, name of the reputed ancestor of the dynasty.

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Definitions of Seljuk
1
Seljuk (n.)
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;
2
Seljuk (adj.)
of or relating to the Seljuks;
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