montagnard

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noun, often capitalized mon·ta·gnard \ˌmōⁿ-ˌtän-ˈyär(d)\

Definition of montagnard

  1. :  a member of any of various peoples inhabiting the highlands of central and southern Vietnam

montagnard

adjective, often capitalized

Origin and Etymology of montagnard

French, mountaineer, from montagne mountain, from Old French montaigne


First Known Use: 1842


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