from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a people inhabiting the region of the Lena River in eastern Siberia.
  • noun The Turkic language of the Yakut.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A member of a people of Turkish or mixed Turkish origin, dwelling in Siberia in the neighborhood of the Lena.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The Turkish language of the Yakuts, a Mongolian people of northeastern Siberia, which is lingua franca over much of eastern Siberia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One of a Siberian people who speak a Turkic language, and live in the Lena river basin.
  • proper noun The language of these people.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a member of a Turkic people of northeastern Siberia (mainly in the Lena river basin)
  • noun the Turkic language spoken by the Yakut


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