Uzbek [oo z-bek, uhz-, oo z-bek] Examples noun, plural Uz·beks, (especially collectively) Uz·bek.

  1. a member of a town-dwelling Turkic people of Turkestan and Uzbekistan.
  2. the Turkic language of the Uzbeks.

Also Usbeg, Usbek, Uzbeg. Examples from the Web for uzbek Contemporary Examples of uzbek

  • On the southern, Uzbek side, however, the sea dried up that much faster.

    The Aral Sea’s Disappearing Act

    Anna Nemtsova

    October 4, 2014

  • Dostum famously led Uzbek cavalry charges supported by U.S. B-52 bombers to defeat the Taliban.

    The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’

    Bruce Riedel

    July 27, 2014

  • A spokesman for the Uzbek embassy in Washington did not return a call Wednesday seeking comment of the human-rights report.

    Obama Embraces Uzbekistan Despite Reports of Human-Rights Abuses

    Aram Roston

    December 16, 2011

  • This means disrupting the process in Tajik, Uzbek, and Hazari Shia towns and villages, not just in the Pashtun south and east.

    Obama’s Afghan Test

    Bruce Riedel

    August 18, 2009

  • Historical Examples of uzbek

  • About eight miles beyond Jirghan the Uzbek population ceases.

    The Gates of India

    Thomas Holdich

  • Extract from Burnes’s description of the Uzbek chief of Kunduz.

    The Natural History of the Varieties of Man

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • Klaproth, however, has shown that they belong to the former division, though subject to the Uzbek Turks.

    Man and His Migrations

    R. G. (Robert Gordon) Latham

  • In one respect he says that the habits of Uzbek children are superior to those of young Britons.

    The Gates of India

    Thomas Holdich

  • But he was induced by the astrologers, against his own judgment, to advance beyond it to attack the Uzbek army.

    Rulers of India: Akbar

    George Bruce Malleson

  • British Dictionary definitions for uzbek Uzbek noun

    1. plural -beks or -bek a member of a Mongoloid people of Uzbekistan
    2. the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family

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