Tatary


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Tatary

, Tartary
1. a historical region (with indefinite boundaries) in E Europe and Asia, inhabited by Bulgars until overrun by the Tatars in the mid-13th century: extended as far east as the Pacific under Genghis Khan
2. Gulf of. another name for the Tatar Strait
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For this reason, Mikhail allegedly followed his son in running away from the Tatars, then did not dare go to Kiev: "bezha ot s(y)nou svoem" pered" Tatary Ougry" (he [Mikhail] fled from the Tatars to Hungary, following in the footsteps of his son), and "za strakh" Tatar'skyi ne sine iti Kyevou" (he did not dare go to Kiev because of his fear of the Tatars).