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adj. & n.
Variant of Kyrgyz.
n., pl. -ghiz•es or -giz•es, (esp. collectively) -ghiz or -giz.
1. a member of a Turkic people of Central Asia, living mainly in Kirghizia, Tadzhikistan, and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in W China.
2. the language of the Kirghiz.
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|Noun||1.||Kirghiz - a member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central Siberia|
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
|2.||Kirghiz - a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991|
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Bishkek, Biskek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, Frunze - the capital of Kyrgyzstan (known as Frunze 1926-1991)
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
|3.||Kirghiz - the Turkic language spoken by the Kirghiz|