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Noun1.Uygur - a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
Sinkiang, Xinjiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
2.Uygur - the Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur in extreme northwestern China
Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar, Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages
3.Uygur - the script (derived from Aramaic) used to write the Uighur language
script - a particular orthography or writing system
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TV station MSNBC and founder of the world's biggest online news program "The Young Turks", Cenk Uygur, said Wednesday that Turkey went through unbelievable and great changes in the last 20 years.
Uygur participated in the Turkish-American National Leadership Conference that took place in U.
Among those sentenced Thursday were two Han Chinese, Liu Bo and Han Junbo, who were charged with murder for killing a Uygur and injuring another Uygur two days after the outbreak of riots on July 5.
Han Chinese residents carried out revenge attacks after the initial violence broke out July 5, smashing Uygur-owned businesses and attacking Uygurs in the city.
INJURED Bloodstained women in Urumqi RIOTS CCTV shows a burning vehicle in Urumqi UPROAR Protesters clash with security forces in Xinjiang DESTRUCTION Firemen put out a blaze yesterday in Urumqi, capital of China's Xinjiang Uygur
Nur Bekri, chairman of the Xinjiang regional government, said in a televised speech Monday morning that the movement came after a conflict between Uygur and Han ethnic people in a toy factory in the southern Guangdong province on June 26.
The Uygur Musicians from Xinjiang: Music from the Oasis Towns of Central Asia.
With a population of more than eight million people, the Uygur (meaning 'united' or 'allied') are one of the largest ethnic minorities in China.
Gul also received Wang Lequan, secretary of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Regional Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), and Nur Bekri, the chairman of the autonomous region, in Urumchi on Monday.