[kal-muhk, kal-muhk] /ˈkæl mʌk, kælˈmʌk/
a member of any of a group of Buddhistic Mongol tribes of a region extending from western China to the valley of the lower Volga River.
a Mongolian language used by the part of the Kalmuck people that was formerly powerful in northwest China, specifically in Dzungaria, and is now relocated northwest of the Caspian Sea.
(pl) -mucks, -muck, -myks, -myk. a member of a Mongoloid people of Buddhist tradition, who migrated from W China in the 17th century
the language of this people, belonging to the Mongolic branch of the Altaic family
[kal-mik-ee-uh; Russian kuhl-mi-kyuh] /kælˈmɪk i ə; Russian kʌlˈmɪ kyə/ noun 1. an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in Europe, on the NW shore of the Caspian Sea. 75,900 sq. mi. (196,581 sq. km). Capital: Elista.
- Kalmyk republic
noun 1. a constituent republic of S Russia, on the Caspian Sea: became subject to Russia in 1646. Capital: Elista. Pop: 292 400 (2002). Area: 76 100 sq km (29 382 sq miles) Also Kalmykia
[kah-lawng, -long] /ˈkɑ lɔŋ, -lɒŋ/ noun 1. a large flying fox of Southeast Asia. /ˈkɑːlɒŋ/ noun 1. any fruit bat of the genus Pteropus; a flying fox
[kuhl-puh] /ˈkʌl pə/ noun, Hinduism. 1. a thousand cycles of Maha Yugas. /ˈkælpə/ noun 1. (in Hindu cosmology) a period in which the universe experiences a cycle of creation and destruction