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- 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