a hypothetical subfamily of Indo-European languages consisting of Baltic and Slavonic. It is now generally believed that similarities between them result from geographical proximity rather than any special relationship
Baluchi. Contemporary Examples They were multilingual, fluent in Arabic, Urdu, Baluch, and English, and moved easily through a globalizing world. 9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Finally on Trial at Guantanamo Terry McDermott May 3, 2012 Around half the Baluch in the province are unemployed, a result, say rights groups, of longstanding marginalization by Tehran. The […]
a member of a nomadic, primarily Sunni Muslim people of Baluchistan. the language of the Baluchi, an Iranian language of the Indo-European family. Contemporary Examples The group puts out most of its statements—on its Twitter feed, or its numerous websites—in Arabic, as opposed to Baluchi or Farsi. The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and […]
an arid mountainous region in S Asia, in SE Iran and SW Pakistan, bordering on the Arabian Sea. a former territory of W British India, now incorporated into Pakistan. Contemporary Examples Indeed, more than 55,000 Pakistani troops are in Baluchistan waging a war of their own. The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan […]
- Baluchistan states
a group of three former native states in W British India: now incorporated into Pakistan.