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turkeytur‧key /ˈtɜːki $ ˈtɜːrki/ ●●● S3 noun  1 turkey2.jpg [countable]HBB a bird that looks like a large chicken and is often eaten at Christmas and at Thanksgiving2 [uncountable]DF the meat from a turkey eaten as food roast turkey3 [countable] American English informalAPTAMFFAIL an unsuccessful film or play4 talk turkey cold turkey
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turkeyStir some into the stuffing for turkey or game birds, or mix with minced meat when making pâté.How many days will a frozen turkey take to defrost?Buy a map, turkeys -- and get a clue.Others suggest the dark meat of turkey.Spoon turkey mixture on to warm tortillas; roll up.Treat the family and serve it with your favourite meats and salads - don't save it just for the turkey!A Sunday night in September may be a bit early for Christmas but the Leadmill has already got the turkey in.Carol says I ought to get up early and help you put the turkey in the oven.
TurkeyTurkey  a country which is mainly in west Asia but partly in southeast Europe, between the Mediterranean and Black Seas. Population: 80,694,485 (2014). Capital: Ankara. Until the early 20th century, Turkey was the centre of the large Ottoman Empire, whose capital city was Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city. It became a republic in 1923, and its first president was Kemal Ataturk, who made great changes to make Turkey a more modern country. Turkey is a member of NATO and has asked to become a member of the EU.
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