American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A member of a people inhabiting the mountains and highlands of southern Vietnam near the border of Cambodia.
- adj. Of or relating to the Montagnards or their culture.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mountaineer.
- n. [capitalized] One of the extreme democratic party in the legislatures of the first French revolution; hence, in general, a member of the radical or extreme liberal party. See The Mountain, under mountain.
- French, mountaineer, from montagne, mountain, from Old French montaigne; see mountain. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“If they weren't calling the Montagnard savages, they were attacking their villages.”
“The only sign of the rage that Caesare had no doubt was filling the Montagnard was the coldness of his gaze.”
“Montagnard" was a French word that meant "mountain people" and encompassed many minority ethnic groups.”
“' 'Montagnard' '' is the most common term for a group of at least 20 tribal peoples, whose ancestral lands are in the highlands of Southeast Asia, principally in [[Vietnam]] but also in Laos and Cambodia.”
“-- There are none other than Moderates at Brest, at Lille, at Dunkirk; if this or that department, the Nord, for instance, hastened to accept the "Montagnard" constitution, it is only a pretense: "an infinitely small portion of the population answered for the rest." [”
“Montagnard striker in the photo, not an Asian-American.”
“The point man, the Montagnard Rhoi, unloads two clips of bullets from his AK-47.”
“When it was open, a succession of slender Montagnard boys who slept in the nearly empty upstairs rooms served drinks.”
“Girondins deputies in May to June, the consolidation of Montagnard rule under the leadership of Robespierre, and the further centralization of power in Paris.”
“Its leanings became increasingly leftist and popular as it admitted Montagnard deputies from the National Convention and began to fashion itself as the voice of the Parisian working class.”
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