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Bhutanese

[boot-n-eez, -ees] /ˌbut nˈiz, -ˈis/
noun, plural Bhutanese.
1.
a native or inhabitant of Bhutan.
2.
the Tibetan language as spoken in Bhutan.
adjective
3.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Bhutan, its inhabitants, or their language.
Origin of Bhutanese
1805-1815
1805-15; Bhutan + -ese
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  • In those days the Bhutanese claimed sovereignty over the forest-clad plains in the north of Eastern Bengal.

    Life in an Indian Outpost Gordon Casserly
  • The Bhutanese women are the ugliest specimens of femininity I have ever seen.

    Life in an Indian Outpost Gordon Casserly
  • The Bhutanese pleaded that this deprived them of their most profitable raiding ground and source of supply of slaves.

    Life in an Indian Outpost Gordon Casserly
  • The Bhutanese are badly armed; but they are fanatically brave.

    The Elephant God Gordon Casserly
  • The neutrality of the Bhutanese in the case of a war with Tibet was a matter of the utmost importance.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler
  • "It seems a very small and weak place to have stopped our invading troops in the war," he said in Bhutanese.

    The Jungle Girl Gordon Casserly
  • They were officially styled the Bhutan Agent and the Bhutanese interpreter.

    Life in an Indian Outpost Gordon Casserly
British Dictionary definitions for Bhutanese

Bhutanese

/ˌbuːtɑːnˈɪːz/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Bhutan
adjective
2.
of or relating to Bhutan or its inhabitants
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