Uighur

noun
Ui·ghur | \ ˈwē-ˌgu̇r \
variants: or less commonly Uigur

Definition of Uighur 

1 : a member of a Turkic people powerful in Mongolia and eastern Turkestan between the 8th and 12th centuries a.d. who constitute a majority of the population of Chinese Turkestan

2 : the Turkic language of the Uighurs

Other words from Uighur

Uighur or less commonly Uigur adjective

First Known Use of Uighur

1747, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Uighur

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