Definition of Tartary

1. Noun. The vast geographical region of Europe and Asia that was controlled by the Mongols in the 13th and 14th centuries. "Under Genghis Khan Tartary extended as far east as the Pacific Ocean"

Exact synonyms: Tatary
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Group relationships: Asia, Europe



Definition of Tartary

1. n. Tartarus.

Definition of Tartary

1. Proper noun. (archaic) The (w Eurasian Steppe). ¹

2. Proper noun. (obsolete form of Tartarus) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tartary

Tarragona
Tarragonan
Tarrietia
Tarrietia argyrodendron
Tarsioidea
Tarsius glis
Tarsius syrichta
Tartan
Tartar
Tartarean
Tartarian
Tartarian honeysuckle
Tartarians
Tartars
Tartarus
Tartary (current term)
Tartessian
Tartinian
Tartu
Tartufe
Tartuffe
Taryn
Tarzan
Tarzan of the Apes
Tarzanesque
Tarzans
Tas.
Tasbeha
Tasbehas
Taser

Literary usage of Tartary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"Tartary in its most extended sense therefore includes, in Asia, ... Bokhara, and Khiva (formerly known as Independent Tartary i, and all the southern part ..."

2. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni, Hugh Murray, Société de géographie (France) (1852)
"... Great Plain of Scythia or Tartary—Its Inhabitants, Turks, Mongols— Former ... through Tartary—Arrival at the imperial Court—Great Splendour— Numerous ..."

3. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, Hugh Murray (1845)
"... through Tartary—Arrival at the imperial Court—Great Splendour—Numerous Ambassadors—Treatment of the Mission—Letter from the Emperor to the Pope—Return ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"/Christianity in China, Tartary. and ^ Thibet, by the Abbé Hue. A curiously interesting and elaborate history of the presence in the Chinese Empire of ..."

5. Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind by James Cowles Prichard (1844)
"Towards the north it has no certain limitation, and some writers understand Great Tartary as comprehending Siberia and the lowlands approaching the ..."

6. A New System of Geography, Ancient and Modern: For the Use of Schools by Jedidiah Morse, Sidney Edwards Morse (1824)
"CHINESE Tartary. Face of the Country. The Altay mountains skirt this ... Chinese Tartary includes the central parti of Asia, and stretches on the east to ..."

7. Geography: Or, A Description of the World. In Three Parts. Part I by Daniel Adams (1821)
"The name of Tartary has been generally applied to all the northern region of A<ia, comprehending Independent Tartary, ..."

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