Turkish Van

noun a cat of a long-haired breed, with a white body, auburn markings on the head and tail, and light orange eyes.
Origin
1960s: named after the town of Van in Turkey.

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  • Turkish Van — noun A domestic cat breed …   Wiktionary

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  • Turkish van cat — Breed of semi longhaired domestic cat distinguished mainly by its unusual colour pattern: white, with coloured markings only on the head and tail. Van is a common term in the breed s native region, Central and South Asia, used also to describe… …   Universalium

  • Van — /van/; for 1, 2 also Turk. /vahn/, n. 1. Lake, a salt lake in E Turkey. 1454 sq. mi. (3766 sq. km). 2. a town on this lake. 88,597. 3. a male given name. * * * I City (pop., 1997: 226,965), eastern Turkey, on the eastern shore of Lake Van. The… …   Universalium

  • Van — is., öz. Türkiye nin Doğu Anadolu Bölgesi nde yer alan illerinden biri Birleşik Sözler Van kedisi …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

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  • Van, Turkey — This article is about a city in Turkey. For other uses, see Van (disambiguation). Van   City   A view from the Dabbağoğlu Central Park, with the Hazreti Ömer Mosque in the bac …   Wikipedia

  • Van Kedisi — Infobox Catbreed name = Van Kedisi imagecaption = A Van Cat kitten from the village of Agarti (former Ayanis), near Van city. altname = Van Cat nickname = country = Lake Van, Turkey notrecognized = extinct = cfastd = fifestd = ticastd = gccfstd …   Wikipedia


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