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

  • n. A member of a people related to the Hmong and inhabiting southern China, northern Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • n. The Miao-Yao language of the Yao.
  • A city of southern Honshu, Japan, a suburb of Osaka. Population: 273,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A Bantu language spoken in Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania in Africa, also known as waYao.
  • proper n. Same as Mien people of China


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