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n. pl. Balochi or Ba·lo·chis
Variant of Baluchi.


(bəˈlu tʃi)

also Ba•luch


n., pl. -lu•chis also -luch•es.
1. a member of a people of S Asia, living primarily in Baluchistan and Afghanistan.
2. the Iranian language of the Baluchis.
[1610–20; < Persian]
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Noun1.Balochi - an Iranian language spoken in Pakistan and Iran and Afghanistan and Russia and the Persian gulf
Iranian language, Iranian - the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
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The second day of the festival has interesting sessions such as Women Fiction Writers, the World of Cartoons, Seraiki Literature, A Tribute to Mehdi Hassan, The Identity of Pakistan in Visual Arts, Balochi and Pashto Literature and the Importance and Rights of Mother Tongue.
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In a statement, the Taliban said some fighters in Sangin spoke Balochi.
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The book in Balochi and Brahvi languages was launched on Thursday at a ceremony.
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