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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
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Origin of MONTAGNARD

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

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