Uygur


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Noun1.Uygur - a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
Sinkiang, Xinjiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
2.Uygur - the Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur in extreme northwestern China
Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar, Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages
3.Uygur - the script (derived from Aramaic) used to write the Uighur language
script - a particular orthography or writing system
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The province has been named as the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR).
We appreciate all the participants and staff members from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Liu, "Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control among Han and four ethnic minorities (Uygur, Hui, Mongolian and Dai) in China," Journal of Human Hypertension, vol.
Despite this, there is only one Uyghur restaurant in Ankara (Urumqi Uyghur) and one in ystanbul (YE-ksel Uygur), so there are just two Uyghur restaurants in Turkey, which has a population of 80 million.
TV station MSNBC and founder of the world's biggest online news program "The Young Turks", Cenk Uygur, said Wednesday that Turkey went through unbelievable and great changes in the last 20 years.
Among those sentenced Thursday were two Han Chinese, Liu Bo and Han Junbo, who were charged with murder for killing a Uygur and injuring another Uygur two days after the outbreak of riots on July 5.
INJURED Bloodstained women in Urumqi RIOTS CCTV shows a burning vehicle in Urumqi UPROAR Protesters clash with security forces in Xinjiang DESTRUCTION Firemen put out a blaze yesterday in Urumqi, capital of China's Xinjiang Uygur
The Uygur Musicians from Xinjiang: Music from the Oasis Towns of Central Asia.
With a population of more than eight million people, the Uygur (meaning 'united' or 'allied') are one of the largest ethnic minorities in China.
In a recent press briefing, the Chairman of the Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Shohrat Zakir, claimed that the Chinese governmentaACAOs policies in the region have led to the containment of religious extremism, has brought peace and led to economic growth in Xinjiang.
Gul is the first Turkish president visiting this autonomous region where almost 9.3 million Uygur Turks are living.
Nur Bekri, chairman of the Xinjiang regional government, said in a televised speech Monday morning that the movement came after a conflict between Uygur and Han ethnic people in a toy factory in the southern Guangdong province on June 26.