or Vi·et Cong
[vee-et-kong, -kawng, vyet-, vee-it-](during the Vietnam War)
- a Communist-led army and guerrilla force in South Vietnam that fought its government and was supported by North Vietnam.
- a member or supporter of this force.
- of or relating to this force or one of its members or supporters.
Origin of Vietcong
First recorded in 1960–65, Vietcong is from the Vietnamese word Việt-cộng
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Examples from the Web for vietcong
There's a surf scene where the soldiers capture a Vietcong village so they can go surfing at a nearby break.A Surf Star's Favorite Surfing Movies
September 23, 2010
Ug Bitkung ang makabanhig way mabúhì, When the Vietcong ambush, no one survives.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan
John U. Wolff
- the Communist-led guerrilla force and revolutionary army of South Vietnam; the armed forces of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam
- a member of these armed forces
- (modifier) of or relating to the Vietcong or a Vietcong
from Vietnamese Viet Nam Cong San Vietnamese Communist