Definition of Pomak in English:

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Pomak

Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊmak/

noun

A Muslim Bulgarian.
Example sentences
  • Nowadays the terms Pomaks and Bulgarian Muslims are used as interchangeable and synonyms, without evaluating the minority group at all.
  • The Muslims of Macedonia consist of Albanians, Turks, Pomaks, Bosnians and Gypsies.
  • These include not only ethnic Macedonians, but Gypsies, Turks, Romanian-speaking Vlachs, indigenous Albanians, and Pomaks: Muslims with Koranic names and traditions, who speak an archaic dialect of Bulgarian.

Origin

Bulgarian.

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