Definition of Miao in English:

Miao

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Pronunciation: /mɪˈaʊ
 
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noun (plural same) & adjective

  • another term for Hmong.
    More example sentences
    • For this season, autumn/winter 2003, the theme of the designs is the ‘Miao Hinterland’, inspired by the Miao nationality's traditional costumes.
    • These observations suggest that the Miao people may have more contact with the NEA.
    • Some Miao even migrated across the Chinese border into Vietnam, Laos, Kampuchea, Thailand, and Burma (Myanmar).

Origin

from Chinese Miáo, literally 'tribes'.

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