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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a people inhabiting the mountainous regions of southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand.
  • n. The Miao-Yao language of the Hmong.

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  • proper n. A people who live predominantly in the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand, and (in diaspora) around the world.
  • proper n. The lect spoken by these people, which is a cluster of a large number of lects which are sometimes considered dialects and sometimes separate languages.
  • adj. Of or relating to the Hmong, their culture, or their lect.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or related to the Hmong people or their language or their culture
  • n. a people living traditionally in mountain villages in southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam and Laos and Thailand; many have emigrated to the United States
  • n. a language of uncertain affiliation spoken by the Hmong

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