Vietcong[vē-ĕtˌkŏngˈ, -kôngˈ, vēˌĭt-, vyĕtˌ-]
also Vi·et Congnoun pl. Vietcong Vietcong also Viet Cong Abbr. VC
Origin: Vietnamese, short for Cong San Viet Nam, Vietnamese Communist.
Variant of Viet Cong
- a communist guerrilla force that sought to overthrow the South Vietnamese government, later allied with North Vietnam
- a member of this force
Origin: < Vietnamese Viet Nam Cong San, Vietnamese Communist
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