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

  • n. A member of a traditionally nomadic Muslim people of Baluchistan.
  • n. The Iranian language of the Baluchi.

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  • proper n. Alternative form of Balochi.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Baluchistan, a country lying to the east of Persia and between Afghanistan and the Arabian sea; specifically, a member of one of the tribes of Baluchistan, a distinct race from the present dominant tribe, the Brahoes.
  • n. The language spoken by the Baluchis and by over 300,000 British subjects inhabiting Sind and the Panjāb.
  • n. Also written Beloochee and Belooch.

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  • n. an Iranian language spoken in Pakistan and Iran and Afghanistan and Russia and the Persian gulf


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  • Apart from these political shape of the country, there was an unparalleled development in art and architecture, literature and music, and particularly new social integration took place on the basis of the patronage of local languages, such as Baluchi, Sindhi, Panjabi, Pashto, Kashmiri, Shina and Burushaski.


  • Living languages of the Iranian subbranch include Farsi, Tajik, and Dari all descended from Middle Persian, the language of such celebrated poets as Rumi and Hafez, as well as Kurdish, Baluchi, Pashto, and Ossetic.

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  • For their parts, speakers of Baluchi live in Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan; Ossetic is chiefly spoken in the Russian and Georgian Caucasus.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Population growth rate has not been different for Persians, Iranians kurds (like me), Azeris, Baluchi, Lor etc.

    A Childish Question About Immigration, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • He blamed the attack on Baluchi nationalists -- a militant movement separate from the Taliban insurgency that has been fighting the central Pakistani government for years.

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  • Any partition would also be resisted by many Afghans, including those Tajik, Baluchi, and Hazara minorities living in demographic "islands" within the mostly Pashtun south, as well as the Tajiks, Uzbeks, and others elsewhere in the country who want to keep Afghanistan free of Taliban influence.

    We’re Not Winning. It’s Not Worth It.

  • The groups says it is fighting for the rights of the mainly Sunni ethnic Baluchi minority, which it says suffers discrimination at the hands of Iran's Shiite's leadership.

    Iran Explosions: Twin Suicide Bombings Kill At Least 27 (VIDEO)

  • The Foreign Minister's address comes less than a week after a lethal suicide bomb attack at a Shi'a mosque in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan -- an attack for which the Sunni extremist/Baluchi separatist group Jundallah claimed credit.

    Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett: Stumbling Into a Proxy War With Iran in Afghanistan

  • There is not an iota of concern in Washington for Pakistan's national interests, well being, sovereignty, or the explosive problems in its Pashtun and Baluchi tribal regions.

    Eric Margolis: Please Mr. President! Some Truth About Afghanistan

  • After being crushed by the Pasdaran in the 1980s, Kurdish, Arab, Baluchi, and Azeri ethnicities moved to assert their cultural and political rights.

    The Coming Revolution


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