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Circassian


  • n  a member of the Sunni Muslim people living in northwestern Caucasia
  • n  a mostly Sunni Muslim community living in northwestern Caucasia
  • n  a northern Caucasian language spoken by the Circassian
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  • Sochi's Indigenous People
    Reuters photographer Thomas Peter spent time documenting Sochi's Circassian community as the city prepares for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Circassians are a people indigenous to the North Caucasus region, most of whom were scattered across the globe by a 19th century tsarist military campaign that caused the deaths of huge numbers. Many Circassians have called for the killings to be recognized as ...
    Jan. 22, 2014 - Boston.com
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  • Ehud Olmert in Ynetnews
    The solidarity among the people crossed ethnic and religious lines. Jewish, Circassian, Druze, and Arab municipalities all joined in this great effort,Olmert said.

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