Minangkabau

noun
Mi·nang·ka·bau | \ˌmēnäŋkəˈbau̇\
plural Minangkabau also Minangkabaus

Definition of Minangkabau 

1 : an Indonesian people in central Sumatra

2 : a member of the Minangkabau people

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