Meaning of Bashkir

Bash•kir

Pronunciation: (bäsh-kēr', bash- Russ. bu-shkyēr'), [key]
— pl. -kirs, -kir
  1. a member of a people living in the Bashkir Autonomous Republic and adjacent areas.
  2. the Turkic language of the Bashkir, closely related to Tatar.
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