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- a member of a people living in highland areas of Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, and southern China
- the Tai language of this people
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
noun pl. Hmong or Hmongs In both senses also called Miao.
- A member of a people inhabiting the mountainous regions of southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand.
- The Miao-Yao language of the Hmong.