Circassian

Circassian

[ser-kash-uhn, -ee-uhn]
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Circassia.
2.
a group of North caucasian languages, including Kabardian.
3.
a literary language based on the western dialects of the Circassian group.
adjective
4.
of or pertaining to Circassia, its inhabitants, often with respect to their legendary beauty, or their language.

Origin:
1545–55; < Medieval Latin or Neo-Latin Circassi(a) + -an

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Circassian (sɜːˈkæsɪən)
 
n
1.  a native of Circassia
2.  Adygei See also Kabardian a language or languages spoken in Circassia, belonging to the North-West Caucasian family
 
adj
3.  relating to Circassia, its people, or language

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