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Balkar

[ bahl-kahr ]
/ ˈbɑl kɑr /
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noun, plural Bal·kars, (especially collectively) Bal·kar for 1.

a member of a Sunni Muslim people living mainly in the Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Republic in the Russian Federation, closely related to the Karachai.
the Turkic language spoken by the Balkars.

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