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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a people inhabiting Tajikistan and neighboring areas in Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and China.
  • n. The Iranian language of the Tajik people, closely related to Persian.
  • adj. Of or relating to the Tajik people or their language or culture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person from Tajikistan or of Tajik descent.
  • proper n. The Persian dialect spoken in Tajikistan.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Tajikistan, the Tajik people (living in Tajikistan and Afghanistan) or the Tajiki dialect of Persian.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
  • n. the Iranian language of the Tajik that is closely related to Farsi; spoken in Iran and Tajikistan
  • n. a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
  • n. an ethnic group (mostly Moslem) living in Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China

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