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Ta·jikalso Ta·dzhik (tä-jĭk′, tə-)
n. pl. Tajik or Ta·jiks also Tadzhik or Ta·dzhiks
a. A native or inhabitant of Tajikistan.
b. A member of a people inhabiting Tajikistan and neighboring areas in Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and China.
2. The Iranian language of the Tajik, closely related to Persian.
Ta·jik′, Ta·dzhik′ adj.
n, pl -jik
(Peoples) a member of a Persian-speaking Muslim people inhabiting Tajikistan and parts of Sinkiang in W China
or Ta•dzhik(tɑˈdʒɪk, -ˈdʒik)
n., pl. -jiks or -dzhiks, (esp. collectively) -jik or -dzhik.
1. a member of a people of Central Asia, living mainly in Tadzhikistan, Uzbekistan, and N Afghanistan.
2. the form of Persian spoken by the Tajiks.
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|Noun||1.||Tajik - a native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China|
Republic of Tajikistan, Tadjik, Tadzhikistan, Tajikistan, Tajik, Tadzhik - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
|2.||Tajik - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet|
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
capital of Tajikistan, Dusanbe, Dushanbe, Dyushambe, Stalinabad - the capital of Tajikistan; formerly Stalinabad 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
Communism Peak, Mount Communism, Mount Garmo, Stalin Peak - the highest mountain peak in the Pamir Mountains; near the Chinese border in northeastern Tajikistan (24,590 feet high)
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.||Tajik - an ethnic group (mostly Moslem) living in Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China|
|4.||Tajik - the Iranian language of the Tajik that is closely related to Farsi; spoken in Iran and Tajikistan|