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Bashkir

[bahsh-keer, bash-; Russian buh-shkyeer] /bɑʃˈkɪər, bæʃ-; Russian bʌˈʃkyir/
noun, plural Bashkirs (especially collectively) Bashkir for 1.
1.
a member of a people living in the Bashkir Autonomous Republic and adjacent areas.
2.
the Turkic language of the Bashkir, closely related to Tatar.
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Bashkir

/bæʃˈkɪə/
noun
1.
(pl) -kir, -kirs. a member of a Mongoloid people of E central Russia, living chiefly in the Bashkir Republic
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
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