Vietcong[vē-ĕtˌkŏngˈ, -kôngˈ, vēˌĭt-, vyĕtˌ-]
Vietcong definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also Vi·et Congnoun pl. Vietcong Vietcong also Viet Cong Abbr. VC
A Vietnamese belonging to or supporting the National Liberation Front of the nation formerly named South Vietnam.adjective
Of or relating to the Vietcong.
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: ; from Vietnamese Viet Nam Cong San, Vietnamese Communist