Definition of "yurts" []

  • A circular tent consisting of a framework of poles covered with felt or skins, used by Mongolian and Turkic nomads of E and central Asia (noun)
  • Plural form of yurt. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "yurts" in a sentence
  • "But it is clear that many Kyrgyz, whose nomadic forefathers lived in yurts, have long been jealous of better-off Uzbek neighbours."
  • "(No burnouts who live in yurts or belong to crafts collectives, please.)"
  • "Nomadic Expeditions The desert is dotted with mirage-like "ger" camps, where tourists stay in Mongolian yurts—spacious tents made of felt, stretched along wooden latticework."