Khmer RougeKhmer Rouge
the Communist regime that ruled Cambodia (1975-79) after its guerrilla force overthrew the government: under Pol Pot it was characterized by brutal repression
Origin of Khmer RougeKhmer + French rouge, red
A Cambodian Communist movement that was active as a guerrilla force from 1970 to the late 1990s and held power under the leadership of Pol Pot from 1975 to 1979.
Origin of Khmer RougeFrench, Red Khmer : khmer, Khmer + rouge, red.