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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British Dictionary definitions for red guard
a member of a Chinese youth movement that attempted to effect the Cultural Revolution (1965–71)
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