Chechen: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (chu-chen'), [key]
— pl. -chens, -chen
  1. a member of a Sunni Muslim people living in the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Republic and adjacent areas, closely related to the Ingush.
  2. the Caucasian language spoken by the Chechen.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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