Meaning of Miao


Pronunciation: (mē-ou'), [key]
— pl. Mi•aos, Mi•ao
  1. a member of a diverse group of seminomadic farming people of the mountains of southeastern China and adjacent areas of Laos, North Vietnam, and Thailand.
  2. a Miao-Yao language spoken in parts of southern China and Southeast Asia. Also called
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