Imeretians

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Imeretians

 

Georgians living in the historical Georgian region of Imereti (the basin of the middle course of the Rioni River and its tributaries). They speak the Imeretian dialect of Georgian and in the past were distinguished by some local peculiarities in culture and customs. [10-416-2 ]

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