American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A native or inhabitant of Chechnya.
- n. A member of the predominant, traditionally Muslim ethnic group of Chechnya.
- n. The Caucasian language of the Chechens.
- adj. Of or pertaining to Chechnya
- n. An ethnic group originating from Chechnya in the North Caucasus region.
- n. Someone belonging to this ethnic group.
- n. A North-Central Caucasian language spoken in Chechnya.
- n. a native or inhabitant of Chechnya
- adj. of or relating to Chechnya or its people or culture
- n. a northern Caucasian language spoken by the Chechen
- Obsolete Russian, from Kabardian (Caucasian language of southwest Russia and Turkey) šešen. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Hoping to coopt the nationalists, Zavgayev allowed them to convene a so-called Chechen National Congress in November 1990.”
“In December 1993, Umar Avturkhanov, a former police officer and protégé of Zavgayev, formed a so-called Chechen Provisional Council in the Nadterechny region, two hours north of Grozny.”
“In May Mr. Yeltsin called the Chechen war the "greatest mistake" of his first term, and arbitrarily declared it to be "over.”
“The Chechen was the red-haired man who had fetched his brother's body away after Lukashka had killed him.”
“We have destroyed many odious gang leaders, and we will also get Umarov soon," he said referring to Chechen warlord Doku Umarov, who has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing of Moscow's largest airport in January.”
“Lieutenant Marietta and Lt.Col. David Fivecoat, the battalion commander, said that the language had been identified as Chechen - a rare and tantalizing scrap of evidence that fighters from that region are present in eastern Afghanistan.”
“March 30, 2010: The two Moscow bombers were identified as Chechen women, probably widows.”
“The so-called Chechen trace is traditionally viewed as the main one during investigations of such disasters," said Alexei Mukhin of the Centre for Political Information -- but added that outdated infrastructure also caused major accidents in Russia.”
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