Red Guard

  1. a member of a Chinese Communist youth movement in the late 1960s, committed to the militant support of Mao Zedong.

Origin of Red Guard

1965–70; translation of Chinese hóng wèibīng

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How to use Red Guard in a sentence

  • If the Red Guard had attacked the end near the zone their tactics would have been discovered at once.

  • But the railway officials had other views, and there was no Red Guard to overrule them.

    The New Germany | George Young

British Dictionary definitions for Red Guard

Red Guard

  1. a member of a Chinese youth movement that attempted to effect the Cultural Revolution (1965–71)

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