Miaos

Miao

[mee-ou]
noun, plural Miaos (especially collectively) Miao for 1.
1.
Also, Meo. a member of a diverse group of seminomadic farming people of the mountains of southeastern China and adjacent areas of Laos, North Vietnam, and Thailand.
2.
a Miao-Yao language spoken in parts of southern China and Southeast Asia.
Also called Hmong.
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miao

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: Hmong
2. a language of uncertain affiliation spoken by the Hmong [syn: Hmong
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