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Uyghur (ooey-GHUR say Uyghurs, WEE-gur say Americans) is a Central Asian Turkic language spoken along the Silk Route in Chinese Turkestan (Xinjiang). Cultural and Linguistic History The Uyghurs, who number nearly ten million, are closely related to the Uzbeks and have a rich body of literature, arts, music, and dance, that stretches back to the 9th […]

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