[bahsh-keer, bash-; Russian buh-shkyeer]
noun, plural Bash·kirs, (especially collectively) Bash·kir for 1.
a member of a people living in the Bashkir Autonomous Republic and adjacent areas.
the Turkic language of the Bashkir, closely related to Tatar.
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Historical Examples of bashkir
This Bashkir, however, was not in rags; he was elegantly attired.
On his way he had been joined by large bodies of the Kirghis and Bashkir nomads.
The Bashkir crossed the threshold with difficulty, for his feet were shackled.
But the Bashkir looked at him with the same expression and without answering a word.
The detachments are usually guarded by Kosaks of the Ural, and by a company of Bashkir militia.
British Dictionary definitions for bashkir
plural -kir or -kirs a member of a Mongoloid people of E central Russia, living chiefly in the Bashkir Republic
the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
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