Chechen definition by Webster's New World
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a person born or living in Chechnya
of Chechnya or its people, language, or culture
Chechen definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. A native or inhabitant of Chechnya.b. A member of the predominant, traditionally Muslim ethnic group of Chechnya.
- The Caucasian language of the Chechens.
Origin: Obsolete Russian, from Kabardian (Caucasian language of southwest Russia and Turkey) šešen.
- Chechˈen adjective