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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Young′ Turk′(n.)

  1. a member of a reformist and nationalist group in Turkey that was politically dominant from 1908 to 1918.

    Category: Western History, Geography (places)

  2. Category: Western History

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Young Turk(noun)

    a member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism of Ottoman rule

  2. young Turk(noun)

    a young radical who agitates for reform


  1. young Turk(Noun)

    From the mid-19th to the mid-20th century, a member of a movement that campaigned for reform of the Ottoman Empire.

  2. young Turk(Noun)

    A young person who agitates for political or other reform; a young person with a rebellious disposition.


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