Samoyeds
Samoyedes Sam`oy*edes", n. pl.; sing. {Samoyede}. (Ethnol.) An ignorant and degraded Turanian tribe which occupies a portion of Northern Russia and a part of Siberia.also {Samoyeds.} [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Samoyed (dog) — Infobox Dogbreed akcgroup = Working akcstd = http://www.akc.org/breeds/samoyed/index.cfm altname = Bjelkier, Samoiedskaya Sobaka, Nenetskaya Laika ankcgroup = Group 6 (Utility) ankcstd = http://www.ankc.aust.com/samoyed.html ckcgroup = Group 3… …   Wikipedia

  • List of small-numbered indigenous peoples of Russia — The following peoples are officially recognized as Small numbered Indigenous Peoples of Russia. They are included into the Common List of Indigenous Small numbered Peoples of Russia ( ru. Единый перечень коренных малочисленных народов России)… …   Wikipedia

  • Uralic languages — Family of more than 30 languages spoken by some 25 million people in central and northern Eurasia. A primary division is between the Finno Ugric languages, which account for most of the languages and speakers, and the Samoyedic languages. The… …   Universalium

  • Mongoloid — redirects here. For the song by Devo, see Mongoloid (song). For the genetic disorder, see Down s Syndrome …   Wikipedia

  • Kai Donner — Kai (Karl) Reinhold Donner (April 1, 1888 ndash; February 12, 1935) was a Finnish linguist, ethnographer and politician. He carried out expeditions to the Nenets people (Samoyeds) in Siberia 1911 ndash;1914 and was docent of Uralic languages at… …   Wikipedia

  • List of dog diseases — This list of dog diseases is a continuously updated selection of diseases and other conditions found in the dog. Some of these diseases are unique to dogs or closely related species, while others are found in other animals, including humans. Not… …   Wikipedia

  • Indigenous peoples of Siberia — Gulf of Ob …   Wikipedia

  • arctic — arctically, adv. /ahrk tik/ or, esp. for 7, /ahr tik/, adj. 1. (often cap.) of, pertaining to, or located at or near the North Pole: the arctic region. 2. coming from the North Pole or the arctic region: an arctic wind. 3. characteristic of the… …   Universalium

  • dogsled racing — Sport of racing sleds pulled by dogs over snow covered cross country courses. It developed from a traditional Eskimo method of transportation. Modern sleds are usually of wood (ash) construction, with leather lashings and steel or aluminum… …   Universalium

  • Murmansk Okrug — (Russian: Мурманский округ, Murmansky okrug) was an administrative division (an okrug) of the Russian SFSR, Soviet Union, which existed in 1927–1938. Contents 1 Creation 2 Administrative territorial changes 2.1 1926 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”