(pl) -gyz, -ghiz, -giz. a member of a Mongoloid people of central Asia, inhabiting Kyrgyzstan and a vast area of central Siberia
the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
[kir-gi-stahn] /ˌkɪr gɪˈstɑn/ noun 1. official name of . /ˈkɪəɡɪzˌstɑːn; -ˌstæn/ noun 1. a republic in central Asia: came under Russian rule in the 19th century, became a Soviet republic in 1936 and gained independence in 1991; it has deposits of minerals, oil, and gas. Official languages: Kyrgyz and Russian. Religion: nonreligious, Muslim. Currency: som. […]
- Kyrgyz steppe
noun 1. a vast steppe region in central Kazakhstan Also called the Steppes
[kir-ee-ah-ley] /ˌkɪr iˈɑ leɪ/ noun 1. a liturgical book containing the text and musical notations for parts of the ordinary of the Mass.
[Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Church keer-ee-ey e-ley-uh-sawn, -son, -suh n; Greek Orthodox Church kee-ree-e e-le-ee-sawn] /Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Church ˈkɪər iˌeɪ ɛˈleɪ əˌsɔn, -ˌsɒn, -sən; Greek Orthodox Church ˈki ri ɛ ɛˈlɛ i sɔn/ noun 1. (italics) the brief petition “Lord, have mercy,” used in various offices of the Greek Orthodox Church and of […]