Pronunciation: (boor-yät', boor"ē-ät'; Russ. bOO-ryät'), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -yats, (esp. collectively) -yat.
of or pertaining to the Buryat Mongol Republic, its people, or their language.
1. a member of any of the Mongol people in the Buryat Republic.
2. the Mongolian language of the Buryat.
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