Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Turkey


  1. An empire in the southeast of Europe and southwest of Asia.
  2. Any large American gallinaceous bird belonging to the genus Meleagris, especially the North American wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), and the domestic turkey, which was probably derived from the Mexican wild turkey, but had been domesticated by the Indians long before the discovery of America.

Turkey Quotations

Turkey must find its place if, of course, it can heal its internal sores, and none is more malignant than the perennial Kurdish issue.
Noam Chomsky

I have no desire to crow over anybody or to see anybody eating crow, figuratively or otherwise. We should all get together and make a country in which everybody can eat turkey whenever he pleases.
Harry S. Truman

A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.
Kin Hubbard

The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.
Bob Schieffer

If Turkey wants to join Europe, it will have to become a European country, and that might take a long time.
Salman Rushdie
More "Turkey" Quotations

Turkey Translations

turkey in Afrikaans is kalkoen
turkey in Afrikaans is Turkye
turkey in Danish is kalkun
turkey in Danish is Tyrkiet
turkey in Dutch is Turkije
turkey in Dutch is kalkoen
turkey in Finnish is Turkki
turkey in Finnish is kalkkuna
turkey in French is Turquie
turkey in French is dindon
turkey in German is Truthahn
turkey in Italian is tacchino
turkey in Italian is Turchia
turkey in Norwegian is kalkun
turkey in Portuguese is peru
turkey in Portuguese is Turquia
turkey in Spanish is pavo
turkey in Swedish is Turkiet
turkey in Swedish is kalkon

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.