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  • proper n. A Cambodian communist guerrilla force active from the 1970s to the 1990s under the leadership of Pol Pot.

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  • n. a communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999

Etymologies

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From Khmer + French rouge ("red").

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