noun, plural Mi·aos, (especially collectively) Mi·ao for 1.

Also Meo. 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.
a Miao-Yao language spoken in parts of southern China and Southeast Asia.

Also called Hmong.
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