Turco

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Turco tur′kō a popular name for one of the Tirailleurs Algériens, a body of native Algerian troops recruited for the French service.
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Usage

In literature:

It needed another war to settle the Turco-Montenegrin border.
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
The name of the Gran Turco was Piriteddu cu Giummu.
"Diversions in Sicily" by H. Festing Jones
The disasters at Turcoing and Fleurus open up the second stage of the war.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
The first shots were fired by the Turco-Egyptian fleet, which was skilfully ranged in three lines, and in the form of a horseshoe.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
Hitherto the Turco-Teutonic brand of Holy War had been fairly successful.
"Pan-Islam" by George Wyman Bury
Almost immediately the bombardment of St. Julien became fiercer and the number of Turcos coming back greater.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
The attempt to rally the Turcos failed.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
Some 6,000 French Turcos and artillery did arrive, but too late to be of use in helping to save Namur.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
One regiment of Turcos looked fierce enough to annihilate a whole army.
"The Story of a Strange Career" by Anonymous
And, after all, this pack of Turcos and Zouaves are by no means to be despised.
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse
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In poetry:

The wild, woolly, grinning, Turco,
From where the fierce desert winds blow,
Will give up his life
In the thick of the strife,
And go where the good niggers go.
"The Allied Forces" by Abner Cosens

In news:

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Marty Turco and his family were watching Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals in an airport on Maui.
Former Dallas Stars goaltender Marty Turco was formally introduced as the new goaltender of the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday.
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GSA Administrator Martha Johnson continues to get her leadership team in place — today, Johnson announced that Kathleen Turco , GSA's current chief financial officer, will lead.
Goalie Marty Turco and trades.
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Turco has played his best hockey of the season the last five games.
Marty Turco gets the start against Edmonton.
You've gotta respect Bucky Turco .
For BHS Volleyball Head Coach Tom Turco , that number would have to be 400.
It's very possible that Tuesday night could be the end of Marty Turco 's NHL career.
Marty Turco arrives just in time.
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