Yurt (noun)

A circular tent of felt or skins on a collapsible framework, used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia.

Origin:

From turkic languages.

Examples:

  1. The nomad's home was a yurt made of animal skins.
  2. I stayed in a traditional yurt while on vacation in Kyrgyzstan.
  3. The yurt was warm and cozy, despite the freezing temperatures outside.
  4. The nomads would disassemble their yurts and pack them on the backs of camels to move to new grazing lands.
  5. The yurt was decorated with brightly colored fabrics and intricate patterns.
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