Khalkha

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Khalkha

(ˈkælkə)
n
(Languages) the dialect of Mongolian that is the official language of Mongolia
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Noun1.Khalkha - the Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer MongoliaKhalkha - the Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia
Mongol, Mongolian - a member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia
2.Khalkha - the language of the Khalkha that is the official language of the Mongolian People's Republic
Mongolic, Mongolic language, Mongolian - a family of Altaic language spoken in Mongolia
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The Long Song of the Khalkhas mirrors the steppe's untiring winds,
Cultural performers are taking centre stage in the participating shopping malls with international troupes such as the Mexican Aztecs, Mongolian Khalkhas, Papua New Guinea Hulis, Kenyan Maasais, New Zealand Maoris and Botswanian Khoisans entertaining with their unique ritual dances.
They were joined by the Hulis, with their colourful faces and wigs, and the Khalkhas, who play unique horse head fiddles and regale audiences with tribal songs.