Chingpaw

noun Ching·paw \ ˈchiŋˌpȯ \

Definition of Chingpaw

plural Chingpaw or Chingpaws
1 : a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group inhabiting upper Burma and the north Burma-Chinese frontier region, especially the Irrawaddy drainage above Myitkyina known as “the Triangle” and the Hukawng valley called also Singpho; see kachin
2 : a member of the Chingpaw

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