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montagnard

montagnard

noun, mon·ta·gnard often capitalized \ˌmōⁿ-ˌtän-ˈyär(d)\

Definition of MONTAGNARD

:  a member of any of various peoples inhabiting the highlands of central and southern Vietnam
montagnard adjective often capitalized

Origin of MONTAGNARD

French, mountaineer, from montagne mountain, from Old French montaigne
First Known Use: 1842

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