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  • Yakuts — Flag of the Sakha Republic Total population ca. 450,000[1] Regions with significant populations …   Wikipedia

  • Yakuts — Yakoots Ya*koots , n. pl.; sing. {Yakoot}. (Ethnol.) A nomadic Mongolian tribe native of Northern Siberia, and supposed to be of Turkish stock. They are mainly pastoral in their habits. [Written also {Yakuts}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yakuts — n. member of an ethnic group who lives in northeast Siberia n. language of the Yakut people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sakha —    / YAKUTS    Ethnic group. The Sakha, formerly known as the Yakuts, are the Turkic ethnic group who comprise the titular nation of the Sakha Republic (Yakutiya); they are the largest ethnic group among the indigenous peoples of the north.… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • Sakha Republic — Sakha (Yakutia) Republic Республика Саха (Якутия) (Russian) Саха Республиката (Sakha)   Republic   …   Wikipedia

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