a member of a people living in the Bashkir Autonomous Republic and adjacent areas.
the Turkic language of the Bashkir, closely related to Tatar.
Historical Examples

On his way he had been joined by large bodies of the Kirghis and Bashkir nomads.
Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15) Charles Morris

This Bashkir, however, was not in rags; he was elegantly attired.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865 Various

The atmosphere for half a hundred feet around a middle-aged Bashkir has no parallel in any sensation known to the human nostril.
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20. December, 1877. Various

The Bashkir crossed the threshold with difficulty, for his feet were shackled.
Marie Alexander Pushkin

But the Bashkir looked at him with the same expression and without answering a word.
Marie Alexander Pushkin

The detachments are usually guarded by Kosaks of the Ural, and by a company of Bashkir militia.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 64, No. 393, July 1848 Various

A princely Bashkir drew us to his booth, first by his beauty and then by his noble manners.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865 Various

The old Bashkir was silent, and looked at the Commandant with an air of complete imbecility.
Marie Alexander Pushkin

Ignatius went for the Bashkir, and a few minutes later he was brought to the waiting-room.
Marie Alexander Pushkin

The cruel Bashkir was affected by the same misery, and manifested the same symptoms of his misery, as the wretched Kalmuck.
Stories of Exile Various

(pl) -kir, -kirs. a member of a Mongoloid people of E central Russia, living chiefly in the Bashkir Republic
the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family


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