[ kmair roozh, kuh-mair ]
/ ˈkmɛər ˈruʒ, kəˈmɛər /
noun, plural Khmers Rouges [kmair roozh, kuh-mair] /ˈkmɛər ˈruʒ, kəˈmɛər/ for 2.
a Cambodian guerrilla and rebel force and political opposition movement, originally Communist and Communist-backed.
a member or supporter of this force.
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Origin of Khmer Rouge
< French Khmer (or Khmère) rouge literally, red Khmer
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British Dictionary definitions for khmer rouge
/ (ruːʒ) /
the Kampuchean communist party, which seized power (1975) in a civil war: in exile since 1979, dispersed in 1999
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Culture definitions for khmer rouge
[ (kuh-mair roohzh) ]
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