- Hill people
- Mountaineers (Ethnology)
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- found: Am. heritage dict. (mountaineer: 1. a native or inhabitant of a mountainous area; 2. one who climbs mountains for sport; hillbilly: a person from the backwoods or a remote mountain area)
- found: Wikipedia, Apr. 25, 2011: Hill people (Hill people live in the hills or mountains. There are hill people around the world, many of whom live in stone houses and herd goats, sheep or camelids or have small farms. ... The hill people are often divided into tribes that have a tradition of feuding among each other while resisting control by any central government. Often the hill people are minorities in their countries, and are divided by political borders; For the Hill Tribes of Thailand, see Hill tribe (Thailand)) Hill tribe (Thailand) (Hill tribe is a term used in Thailand for all of the various tribal peoples who migrated from China and Tibet over the past few centuries. They now inhabit the remote border areas between Northern Thailand, Laos and Burma (Myanmar). These areas are known for their thick forests and mountainous terrain. The six major hill tribes within Thailand are the Akha, Lahu, Karen, Hmong/Miao, Mien/Yao and Lisu, each with a distinct language and culture.)
- 2003-01-23: new
- 2011-05-31: revised
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