Uzbeg


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Noun1.Uzbeg - a member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
2.Uzbeg - the Turkic language spoken by the Uzbek
Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar, Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages
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Large scale, heavily armed and lavishly financed militias, like the Uzbeg militia led by the infamous General Dostam, were organized by the Soviets before their pullout in 1989, and proved effective in staving off the collapse of the Soviet-supported regime--until they turned against it.
They fought the Persians to the west, the Uzbegs and Turkis to the north, the Sinkiang tribesmen to the east, and the Baluchis to the south, doggedly holding their mountains, valleys, and plains against all comers.