Definition of Ataturk
1. Noun. Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938).
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ataturk
Literary usage of Ataturk
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Hydropolitics along the Jordan River; Scarce Water and Its Impact on the by Aaron T. Wolf (1995)
"when Turkey closed the gates to fill the reservoir behind the ataturk dam, the largest of the GAP dams, essentially shutting off the flow of the Euphrates ..."
2. Turkey by Heike Brockmann, Tim Kelsey, Asli Uler (1998)
"ataturk Cad. 22, Tel: 316 1413. Setur, Neyzen Tevfik Cad. 32/2, Tel: 316 3119. ... ataturk Bui. 90. Yat Limani Karsisi, Tel: 614 4900, Fax: 614 3170. ..."
3. Entangled Allies: U.S. Policy Toward Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus by Monteagle Stearns (1992)
"Nevertheless, the 1930 treaty of friendship had already produced advances in Greek-Turkish relations, vindicating the belief of Venizelos and ataturk that ..."
4. Turkey: Violations of Free Expression in Turkey by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Christopher Panico (1999)
"... amend The Law Concerning Crimes Committed Against ataturk to limit criminal activity solely to acts contained in Article 2 of the law, which penalizes ..."