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Uigur

[wee-goo r] /ˈwi gʊər/
noun
1.
a member of a Turkish people dominant in Mongolia and eastern Turkestan from the 8th to 12th centuries a.d., and now living mainly in western China.
2.
the Turkic language of the Uigurs.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Uigurs.
Also, Uighur.
Related forms
Uigurian, Uighurian
[wee-goo r-ee-uh n] /wiˈgʊər i ən/ (Show IPA),
Uiguric, Uighuric, adjective
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Uigur

/ˈwiːɡʊə/
noun
1.
(pl) -gur, -gurs. a member of a Mongoloid people of NW China, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
Derived Forms
Uigurian, Uighurian, Uiguric, Uighuric, adjective
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