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or Kir·ghiz  (kîr-gēz′)
Of or relating to Kyrgyzstan or its people, language, or culture.
n. pl. Kyrgyz or Kyr·gyz·es or Kirghiz or Kir·ghiz·es
a. A native or inhabitant of Kyrgyzstan.
b. A person of Kyrgyz ancestry.
c. A member of a traditionally nomadic people living principally in Kyrgyzstan.
2. The Turkic language of the Kyrgyz.


(ˈkɪəɡɪz) ,




npl -gyz, -ghiz or -giz
1. (Peoples) a member of a Mongoloid people of central Asia, inhabiting Kyrgyzstan and a vast area of central Siberia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of the State Committee for National Security Rahat Suleymanov announced that more than 400 Kyrgyz nationals have joined the ISIL and other terrorist groups in Syria.
The Kyrgyz Embassy and Kastamonu University held a joint scientific symposium on May 21-24 to discuss the bilateral relations.
Abu Dhabi: The UAE and Kyrgyz Republic are expected to sign a slew of agreements in the coming days as Almazbek Atambayev, the president of Kyrgyz Republic, starts his UAE visit on Thursday.
The shooting occurred in the Tamdyk area of Kyrgyz's Batken region, Kyrgyz Border Service told the agency.
Laura Tuck, World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, today completed her visit to the Kyrgyz Republic.
SIALKOT -- Charge D Affairs of Kyrgyz Republic to Pakistan Kubanychbek Toktorbaev has invited business community of Sialkot to invest in Kyrgyz Republic and enjoy the benefits of incentives as announced by the government for investors.
BISHKEK, Feb 2, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan partook in a banquet hosted in his honor by Kyrgyz Prime Minister Almazbek Atambaev.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, December 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past week, Kyrgyz authorities tried to disrupt the operations of Mina Corp.
Human rights observers have been documenting dozens of cases of torture and arrests of ethnic Uzbeks by Kyrgyz security forces, whose ranks are mostly made up of ethnic Kyrgyz.
Roza Otumbayeva arrived early Friday by helicopter in the central square of this city of 250,000, parts of which has been reduced to rubble by roving mobs of young Kyrgyz men who burned down Uzbek homes and attacked Uzbek-owned businesses in violence that began late last week.
The CARs were also riven by ethnic vendettas, layer upon layer of them--from the millennia-old divide between Turkic peoples (like today's Uzbeks) and the Farsi nations (like today's Tajiks), right down to the tribal violence between Uzbeks and Kyrgyz that took thousands of lives at the beginning of the 1990s.
23 - Four Japanese, three Kyrgyz nationals are abducted by Muslim armed guerrillas in southern Kyrgyzstan.