Kara Kyrgyz

Kara Kyr·​gyz | \ ¦karə(ˌ)kər¦gēz, -arəˌkir¦- \

Definition of Kara Kyrgyz

1 : a Kyrgyz people closely resembling the Mongols and dwelling chiefly in the Tien Shan highlands and the Great Pamir

called also Black Kyrgyz, Burut

2 : a member of the Kara Kyrgyz people

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History and Etymology for Kara Kyrgyz

Kyrgyz Karakyrghyz, literally, black Kyrgyz, from kara black + Kyrghyz Kyrgyz

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“Kara Kyrgyz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kara%20Kyrgyz. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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