- (sometimes lowercase) a member of a dark-skinned people of mixed ethnic origins inhabiting the highland areas of Vietnam.
Origin of Montagnard
Examples from the Web for montagnard
Historical Examples of montagnard
A Montagnard exclaimed, "He is choking with the blood of Danton."Lectures on the French Revolution
John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Probably it is in a country where the language would be the Montagnard.
The young artillery commander was considered by all at Nice to be a pronounced (p. 242) "Montagnard," that is, an extreme Jacobin.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
Each Montagnard is a Jupiter in his own conceit, and hurls his thunderbolt with what force he may.
- a member of a hill people living on the border between Vietnam, Laos, and NE Cambodia
- a member of a North American Indian people living in the N Rocky Mountains
Word Origin for Montagnard
"mountaineer, highlander," 1842, from French montagnard, from montagne (12c., see mountain).