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Kirgiz

Definitions of Kirgiz
  1. noun
    a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
    synonyms: Kirghiz, Kirghizia, Kirghizstan, Kirgizia, Kirgizstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan
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    example of:
    Asian country, Asian nation
    any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
  2. noun
    a member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central Siberia
    synonyms: Khirghiz, Kirghiz
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    type of:
    Turki
    any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
  3. noun
    the Turkic language spoken by the Kirghiz
    synonyms: Khirghiz, Kirghiz
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    type of:
    Turki, Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar
    a subfamily of Altaic languages
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