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