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See also: balochi


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Balochi (plural Balochis)

  1. A native or inhabitant of Balochistan, a region of west-central Asia.
    • 1990, Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game, Folio Society 2010, p. 37:
      Had the fiercely independent Baluchis discovered what they were up to, it would immediately have been assumed that the British were exploring their lands preparatory to seizing them.

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  1. A Northwestern Iranian language spoken mainly in SW Pakistan (80% of speakers), SE Iran and S Afghanistan. SIL standard divides Balochi into three related languages, Eastern Balochi, Southern Balochi and Western Balochi.


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