noun (plural Hmong) Etymology: Hmong hmoŋ (with high level tone), a self-designation Date: 1977 1. a member of a mountain-dwelling people inhabiting southeastern China and the northern parts of Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand 2. the language of the Hmong people

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hmong — I noun 1. 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 • Syn: ↑Miao • Hypernyms: ↑Asian, ↑Asiatic 2. a language of uncertain… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Hmong — [[t]mʌŋ[/t]] n. pl. Hmongs, (esp. collectively)Hmong. 1) peo a member of a people or group of peoples living in highland areas of S China, N Vietnam, Laos, and N Thailand 2) peo the language of the Hmong …   From formal English to slang

  • Hmong — 1. noun a) A people in China living predominantly in the southern provinces today; believed to be the first ethnic group in China. b) The language of these people. 2. adjective Of or relating to the Hmong, their culture, or their language …   Wiktionary

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