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Kirghiz

[kir-geez; Russian kyir-gyees] /kɪrˈgiz; Russian kyɪrˈgyis/
noun, plural Kirghizes (especially collectively) Kirghiz for 1.
1.
a member of a formerly nomadic people dwelling chiefly in Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan).
2.
the Turkic language of the Kirghiz.
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British Dictionary definitions for Kirghiz

Kirghiz

/ˈkɜːɡɪz/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Kyrgyz

Kyrgyz

/ˈkɪəɡɪz/
noun
1.
(pl) -gyz, -ghiz, -giz. a member of a Mongoloid people of central Asia, inhabiting Kyrgyzstan and a vast area of central Siberia
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
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