Definition of Abkhazian
1. Noun. A member of the Circassian people who live to the east of the Black Sea.
Group relationships: Abkhaz, Abkhazia
Generic synonyms: Circassian
2. Adjective. Of or relating to Abkazia or its people or their language.
3. Noun. A Circassian language spoken by the Abkhaz.
Definition of Abkhazian
1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Abkhazia. ¹
2. Noun. (context: ethnography)A person who is from Abkhazia, a region in the Caucasus. ¹
3. Proper noun. The Abkhaz language, spoken in Abkhazia, a region in the Caucasus. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Abkhazian
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: toward a mine-free world by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"Abkhazia maintains that both abkhazian and Georgian forces used landmines in the Kodor Valley in October 2001. Private armed groups from Georgia continued ..."
2. Regional Peacekeepers: The Paradox of Russian Peacekeeping by John Mackinlay, Peter Cross (2003)
"The abkhazian—Georgian conflict began in earnest in August 1992 when Georgian National Guard units, which had deployed ostensibly to rescue a kidnapped ..."
3. Landmine Monitor Report 1999: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines (1999)
"abkhazian authorities have made no statements in support or opposition to the ban treaty, but it would appear that mines are still viewed as a legitimate ..."
4. Landmine Monitor Report 2000: Toward a Mine-Free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2000)
"Most mines used in the conflict have been of Soviet manufacture, and it is likely that those types are now in the abkhazian arsenal. ..."
5. Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Country Studies by Glenn Eldon Curtis (1995)
"Beginning in 1978, Moscow had sought to head off abkhazian demands for ... In July 1992, the abkhazian Supreme Soviet voted to return to the 1925 ..."
6. Competitiveness Issues: The Business Environment in the U.S., Japan and Germany (1993)
"The abkhazian driver was also wounded. The attack was seen as an attempt to destabilize the region. The United Nations (UN) has been monitoring and trying ..."
7. Human Rights Watch World Report 1997 by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch Staff (1996)
"The Georgian side made some progress in determining accountability for war crimes committed by abkhazian fighters, but most war criminals from both sides ..."
8. World Report 2002: The Events of 2001 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (2002)
"Fighting flared in the separatist-controlled region, Abkhazia, in October, as ethnic Chechen fighters launched an assault on breakaway abkhazian forces in ..."