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(ăb-kăz′, äb-käz′) also Ab·kha·zian (ăb-kā′zhən, -zē-ən, -kä′-, äb-)
n. pl. Abkhaz or Ab·khaz·es also Ab·kha·zians
a. A native or inhabitant of Abkhazia.
b. A member of the predominant, traditionally Muslim or Orthodox Christian ethnic group of Abkhazia.
2. The Northwest Caucasian language of Abkhazia, also spoken in Georgia and Turkey.


Ab·kha′zian adj.
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Noun1.Abkhazian - a member of the Circassian people who live to the east of the Black Sea
Abkhazia, Abkhaz - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability
Circassian - a member of the Sunni Muslim people living in northwestern Caucasia
2.Abkhazian - a Circassian language spoken by the Abkhaz
Circassian - a northern Caucasian language spoken by the Circassian
Adj.1.Abkhazian - of or relating to Abkazia or its people or their language
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The company will launch the share placement in two phases, expecting to bag some RUB12bn at the first stage between September and November to bankroll power projects in Kyrgyzstan, with the proceeds from the second phase to potentially be earmarked for Abkhazian projects, the agency added.
The paucity of publicly available objective information on the Abkhazian situation opens up great opportunities for ideologically-loaded and sometimes even instigative interpretations of this sensitive issue.
A Georgian attempt to reassert control over South Ossetia in August 2008 was stopped by Russia, whose forces routed the Georgian army in a five-day war, with the assistance of Abkhazian troops.