noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French, mountaineer, from montagne mountain, from Old French montaigne Date: 1842 a member of any of various peoples inhabiting the highlands of central and southern Vietnam • montagnard adjective, often capitalized

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  • montagnard — montagnard, arde [ mɔ̃taɲar, ard ] adj. et n. • 1510; de montagne 1 ♦ Qui habite les montagnes, vit dans les montagnes. Peuples montagnards. Relatif à la montagne. Vie montagnarde. N. Habitant des montagnes. 2 ♦ N. m. (1792) Hist. Conventionnel… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • montagnard — montagnard, arde (mon ta gnar, gnar d ) adj. 1°   Qui habite les montagnes. Les populations montagnardes. 2°   Se dit de tout ce qui a rapport aux habitants des montagnes. Moeurs montagnardes. Costume, chant montagnard. •   Les chrétiens qui s… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Montagnard — (of the mountain or mountain dweller) may refer to: Montagnard (French Revolution) Montagnard (Vietnam) Montagnard (Cambodia) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • montagnard — montagnárd adj. m., s. m. (sil. gnard) [gn pron. fr. ni], pl. montagnárzi; f. sg. montagnárdă, pl. montagnárde Trimis de siveco, 18.01.2005. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • montagnard — (n.) mountaineer, highlander, 1842, from Fr. montagnard, from montagne (12c., see MOUNTAIN (Cf. mountain)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • montagnard — Montagnard, [montagn]arde. adj. Qui habite les montagnes. On s en sert plus ordinairement au subst. Les montagnards. c est un montagnard …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Montagnard — puede referirse a: La palabra francesa para montañés El miembro del grupo político denominado Montaña (Revolución francesa) Montañeses (pueblo), en Vietnam Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Montagnard — [män΄tən yärd′, mōntən yärd′] n. [Fr, lit., mountaineer < montagne,MOUNTAIN + ard, ARD] a member of a people living in the hills of central and S Vietnam …   English World dictionary

  • montagnard — I. |yär(d) noun (plural montagnard “ ; or montagnards “, r(d)z) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: French, literally …   Useful english dictionary

  • Montagnard — /mon teuhn yahrd , yahr /, n., pl. Montagnards, (esp. collectively) Montagnard. (sometimes l.c.) a member of a dark skinned people of mixed ethnic origins inhabiting the highland areas of Vietnam. [1835 45; < F: lit., mountaineer. See MOUNTAIN,… …   Universalium

  • Montagnard — /mɒntənˈjad/ (say montuhn yahd) noun 1. the hill people inhabiting the mountainous border area between Vietnam, Laos and north eastern Cambodia. 2. (plural Montagnards or Montagnard) a member of this people. 3. a Native American people living in… …   Australian English dictionary

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