noun \ˈməŋ\

Definition of Hmong



  1. 1 :  a member of a mountain-dwelling people inhabiting southeastern China and the northern parts of Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand

  2. 2 :  the language of the Hmong people

Origin and Etymology of hmong

Hmong hmoŋ (with high level tone), a self-designation

First Known Use: 1977

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