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This airticle is aboot the area. For the toun in Kazakhstan, see Turkistan (ceety).
Cairt frae Mahmud al-Kashgari's Dīwān ul-Lughat al-Turk, shawin the 11t century distribution o Turkic tribes.

Turkestan, an aa spelled Turkistan, leeterally means Laund o the Turks in Persie.