Uighur

noun Ui·ghur \ˈwē-ˌgu̇r\

Definition of Uighur

  1. 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. 2 :  the Turkic language of the Uighurs

Uighur

less commonly

Uigur

adjective

Variants of uighur

less commonly

Uigur

play \ˈwē-ˌgu̇r\

Origin and Etymology of uighur

Uighur Uighur


First Known Use: 1747


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