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

  • n. A member of a mainly agricultural Turkic people inhabiting the Xinjiang region in China.
  • n. The Turkic language of the Uigurs.

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  • proper n. Alternative form of Uyghur.

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

  • n. a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
  • n. the script (derived from Aramaic) used to write the Uighur language
  • n. the Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur in extreme northwestern China


(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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