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young Turk

n. a contentious young person who goes against the system. The young Turks are acting up again.
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Enver PaE-a, the strongman of the Young Turk triumvirate, decided to conduct a surprise attack on the Russian Caucasian army in January 1915 to open the way to Central Asia.
And Celtic are bound to figure in the list of clubs who would be interested because O'Neill is a firm admirer of the young Turk he snapped up for a bargain pounds 650,000 from Chelsea.
As for the goal of secular Young Turk revolutionaries, it consisted of destroying the ancient regime, and those who were not fitting in the definition of "new" were doomed to destruction, exactly like today.
But one young Turk beat the cordon of riot police and bouncers to deposit his calling card on Zola's suit.
It wasn't too long ago, CNN was the young turk challenging the establishment, but now, CNN is now what CBS was to CNN in the early '80s,'' Thompson continues.
The film is strongest when Martin first starts working at the morgue, with every sound and dark corner keeping the affable Young Turk on edge.
I played the acousticky sort of part, like an old blues guy, and I left the young Turk to play the hot electric stuff,'' McCartney says of the song ``Heaven On A Sunday.
But, as stated above, despite these shortcomings, the book is very good and should be part of investigating state-society relations during the Young Turk period.
Mehmed VI, a weak Sultan, feared the worst, though it was not long before the Young Turk government was overtaken by Mustafa Kemal, later Ataturk, or the father of the Turks.
NEWLY appointed Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arun Yadav, a member of Rahul Gandhi's Young Turk team, faces the onerous task of stopping the BJP's juggernaut under Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while taking along a faction- ridden unit in Madhya Pradesh.
New Delhi, July 1 -- Mahindra Two Wheelers, the relative Young Turk in the two-wheeler business trying to find its footing in the competitive arena has now launched its second motorcycle `Centuro' at Rs 45,000 (ex-show room price Delhi).
Campos provides a study of Palestine's different religious communities, not as separate, but rather as united in their support of the Young Turk revolution and as Ottoman citizens.
Focusing on the final decades of the Ottoman Empire, with an introductory sketch of what went before, they explore Milli Ibrahim Pasa, Ziya Gokalp, and political struggle; the Armenian crisis of 1895; state, tribe, dynasty and the contest over Diyarbekir; land disputes in peasant petitions in post-revolutionary Diyarbekir; a preliminary investigation of some primary sources on Syriac Christians in the late 19th century; relations between Kurds and Syriacs and Assyrians; and Armenians and Kurds in the Young Turk era 1915-25.
ROD Stewart's no Young Turk any more but a meeting with old pal Ronnie Wood is always enough to roll back the years.
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