A physically strong and imposing man, he has an Asian appearance, a hint of his Mongol roots.
He had neglected his army to the point where there were mass desertions and even defections to Mongol ranks.
The Tatars were part of the Mongol Empire founded by Genghis Khan.
The serving-women had disappeared; Trent and the Mongol were alone but for the two mailed sentinels at the doorway.
The way Marco Polo happened to visit the court of the Mongol emperor was this.
It is with the remarkable career of this Mongol tribe that we are here particularly concerned.
Some said his father was a Russian refugee, his mother a Mongol woman.
History, whether ancient or modern, has few chapters so remarkable as that which records the rise of the Mongol power.
The War Minister, a stout, young Mongol, joined our caravan.
Upon entering the Mongol tent, we were struck and astonished at finding a cleanliness one is little accustomed to see in Tartary.
1738 (n.); 1763 (adj.), native name, said to be from mong "brave."