Hmong

noun
\ ˈməŋ How to pronounce Hmong (audio) \
plural Hmong

Definition of Hmong

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

First Known Use of Hmong

1977, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hmong

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

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“Hmong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hmong. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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