kirghiz kirghiz

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central Siberia
  2. (n) a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
  3. (n) the Turkic language spoken by the Kirghiz

Quotes

  • "They had raised a beacon of hope that called out not only to the Kirghiz themselves, but also to every village and town in Afghanistan where children yearn for education, and where fathers and mothers dream of building a school whose doors will...
    on Dec 18, 2009 By: Greg Mortenson Source: Washington Post

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