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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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