noun (plural same or Kalmucks also Kalmyks /-miks/)
1A member of a mainly Buddhist people of Mongolian origin living chiefly in Kalmykia.
- Among the Buddhist Kalmucks of Siberia, Meru becomes Sumeru, a vast pyramidal mountain rising from the cosmic ocean.
- It has also been affected by invaders such as the Mongols, Timurids, Kalmyks, Khorezmian Uzbeks, and Russians.
- The deportations of nationalities thought suspect by Stalin - Chechens, Kalmucks, Crimean Tatars, and Volga Germans - were handled by him.
Relating to the Kalmuck or their language.
- Genealogical research indicates that Lenin came from mixed Russian, Kalmyk, Jewish, German, and Swedish stock, and that he and his family were registered in Simbirsk Province as nobility in 1886.
- Admittedly this is problematic, because original Kalmyk architecture is limited to the mobile nomadic tent, the’ yurt’.’
- The project's goal is to restore the remaining knowledge of the language and use it for the development of teaching materials for national Kalmyk schools.
From Russian kalmyk.
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