a member of a town-dwelling Turkic people of Turkestan and Uzbekistan.
the Turkic language of the Uzbeks.
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How to use Uzbek in a sentence
On the southern, Uzbek side, however, the sea dried up that much faster.
Dostum famously led Uzbek cavalry charges supported by U.S. B-52 bombers to defeat the Taliban.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’ | Bruce Riedel | July 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A spokesman for the Uzbek embassy in Washington did not return a call Wednesday seeking comment of the human-rights report.Obama Embraces Uzbekistan Despite Reports of Human-Rights Abuses | Aram Roston | December 16, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
This means disrupting the process in Tajik, Uzbek, and Hazari Shia towns and villages, not just in the Pashtun south and east.
In one respect he says that the habits of Uzbek children are superior to those of young Britons.The Gates of India | Thomas Holdich
About eight miles beyond Jirghan the Uzbek population ceases.The Gates of India | Thomas Holdich
Extract from Burnes's description of the Uzbek chief of Kunduz.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man | Robert Gordon Latham
But he was induced by the astrologers, against his own judgment, to advance beyond it to attack the Uzbek army.Rulers of India: Akbar | George Bruce Malleson
In his eyes merit was merit, whether evinced by a Hindu prince or by an Uzbek Musalmn.Rulers of India: Akbar | George Bruce Malleson
British Dictionary definitions for Uzbek
plural -beks or -bek a member of a Mongoloid people of Uzbekistan
the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
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