[kir-geez; Russian kyir-gyees]
- a member of a formerly nomadic people dwelling chiefly in Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan).
- the Turkic language of the Kirghiz.
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Examples from the Web for kirghiz
Mizgir, a venomous spider, like the Tarantula, found in the Kirghiz Steppes.Russian Fairy Tales
W. R. S. Ralston
A single wolf had recently worried 180 sheep belonging to a Kirghiz.
Another Kirghiz, who was mounted, was attacked and killed, horse and all.
That night our traveller accepted the hospitality of a Kirghiz.
In their mode of life the Kirghiz display a certain originality.
- a variant spelling of Kyrgyz
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