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Mon•go•li•an



Pronunciation: (mong-gō'lē-un, mon-), [key]
adj.
1. pertaining to Mongolia.
2. of or pertaining to the Mongol people of inner Asia.
3. Anthropol.Mongoloid.
4. of or pertaining to Mongolian, a branch of the Altaic languages.

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of the Mongolian People's Republic.
2. a native or inhabitant of Inner Mongolia.
3. Also,Mongolic.a group of languages including Buriat and Khalkha and constituting a branch of Altaic.
4. any of the languages of this branch, esp. Khalkha.
5. a member of the Mongoloid peoples of Asia.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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