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Noun1.Kirgiz - a member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central SiberiaKirgiz - a member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central Siberia
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
2.Kirgiz - a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern ChinaKirgiz - a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Bishkek, Biskek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, Frunze - the capital of Kyrgyzstan (known as Frunze 1926-1991)
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Pamir Mountains, the Pamirs - a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China
3.Kirgiz - the Turkic language spoken by the Kirghiz
Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar, Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages
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The journalists also visited the Xinjiang Muqam Art Troupe in Urumqi, the handicrafts bazaar in the old city of Kashgar and the Kirgiz embroidery research center in Kizilsu Kirgiz Autonomous Prefecture.
Xinjiang has a population of 25 million and hosts all 56 ethnic groups in China such as Uygur, Han, Kazakh, Hui, Kirgiz, Mongolia, Tajik, etc.
The FCCI chief congratulated Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi for successful negotiation with his Kirgiz counterpart during foreign ministers conference of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Bishkek.
Kirgiz, "Advancements in mechanical and physical properties for marble powder-cement composites strengthened by nanostructured graphite particles," Mechanics of Materials, vol.
The following quote also suggests that Gulen's Turkish nationalism is similar to "secular" Kemalism's in its emphasis on Turkic populations of Central Asia: "The structure that will be formed through the unification of Turk, Uzbek, Kirgiz, Azeri, Kazak, Turkmen and Tajik will construct our real identity.
China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has announced several incentives for industry, especially textile, in order to take advantage of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) including rent-free factories in industrial parks and Xinjiang's less-developed southern area of Hotan, Aksu, Kashgar and Kizilsu Kirgiz prefectures.
The Chinese ethnic groups have 3 major epics: Gesar from the Tibetan people, Janggar from the Mongolian people, and Manas from the Kirgiz people.
glaber (Muller, 1860) by Cobanoglu and Kirgiz (2001); M.
The book narrates a sordid cross-section of 1973 Russian and expatriate daily life: tiny miniskirts; overconfident African students; Russian retirees who can't afford a tin of meat; threesomes of drunks sharing vodka on the sidewalk; Brazilian girlfriends; a Kirgiz roommate who moves his Russian girlfriend into the shared room; pregnant Russian students; black-marketeering Arab diplomats; and a painfully remote experience of the October 1973 War.
Some two years later, on 26 August 1920, the Kirgiz ASSR appeared.
(23) If we compare the Sixth National Population Census conducted in 2010 to the Fifth Population Census conducted ten years ago, Han Chinese population increases by 16.77%, while the increase rate for minorities is 19.12%.24 Besides the Uyghurs and Han Chinese, there are many other ethnic groups in Xinjiang as well, mainly the Kazak, Hui, Mongolian, Kirgiz, Xibe, Tajik, Ozbek, Manchu, Daur, Tatar and Russian.