Kalmucks
Calmucks Cal"mucks, n. pl.; sing. {Calmuck}. A branch of the Mongolian race inhabiting parts of the Russian and Chinese empires; also (sing.), the language of the Calmucks. [Written also {Kalmucks}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • KALMUCKS —    the name given to the Western Moguls, inhabiting Central Asia, and considerably intermingled with their neighbours, the Russians, Persians, and Turks; they are Buddhists, nomadic, and have herds of horses and cattle …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • kalmucks — n. rough tinted cotton cloth that is made in Prussia; type of shaggy cloth that looks like bearskin …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Tamerlane — Ta*mer*lane (t[a^]*m[ e]r*l[=a]n ), prop. n. A Tatar conquerer, also called {Timur} or {Timour} (t[=e]*m[^o]r ) or {Timur Bey}, also {Timur Leng} ( Timur the Lame ), which was corrupted to Tamerlane. He was born in Central Asia, 1333: died 1405.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Timour — Tamerlane Ta*mer*lane (t[a^]*m[ e]r*l[=a]n ), prop. n. A Tatar conquerer, also called {Timur} or {Timour} (t[=e]*m[^o]r ) or {Timur Bey}, also {Timur Leng} ( Timur the Lame ), which was corrupted to Tamerlane. He was born in Central Asia, 1333:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Timur — Tamerlane Ta*mer*lane (t[a^]*m[ e]r*l[=a]n ), prop. n. A Tatar conquerer, also called {Timur} or {Timour} (t[=e]*m[^o]r ) or {Timur Bey}, also {Timur Leng} ( Timur the Lame ), which was corrupted to Tamerlane. He was born in Central Asia, 1333:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Timur Bey — Tamerlane Ta*mer*lane (t[a^]*m[ e]r*l[=a]n ), prop. n. A Tatar conquerer, also called {Timur} or {Timour} (t[=e]*m[^o]r ) or {Timur Bey}, also {Timur Leng} ( Timur the Lame ), which was corrupted to Tamerlane. He was born in Central Asia, 1333:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Timur-Leng — Tamerlane Ta*mer*lane (t[a^]*m[ e]r*l[=a]n ), prop. n. A Tatar conquerer, also called {Timur} or {Timour} (t[=e]*m[^o]r ) or {Timur Bey}, also {Timur Leng} ( Timur the Lame ), which was corrupted to Tamerlane. He was born in Central Asia, 1333:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Буддийский храм в Белграде — Калмыцкий храм в Белграде, начало 1944 года Калмыцкий буддийский храм в Белграде (серб. Калмички будистички храм у Београду) исторический храм, действовавший в 1928 1944 годах и обслуживавший духовные нужды калмыцких эми …   Википедия

  • Буддийский храм (Белград) — Калмыцкий храм в Белграде, начало 1944 года Калмыцкий буддийский храм в Белграде (серб. Калмички будистички храм у Београду) историче …   Википедия

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