Tartars
(Tatars)
   A Turkic people. Until the 16th century, a large independent Tartar state existed in western Asia that at one time reached into Europe as far as Romania. Some historians think that the Tartars had Gypsy slaves and brought them to Romania around the 13th century, where both they and some of their captors - after the defeat of the Tartars-became slaves of the Romanians.

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