Tartary


Tartary
/tahr"teuh ree/, n.
the historical name of a region of indefinite extent in E Europe and Asia: designates the area overrun by the Tartars in the Middle Ages, from the Dnieper River to the Pacific.
Also, Tatary.
[1350-1400; ME Tartarye < MF Tartarie < ML Tartaria. See TARTAR, -Y3]

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