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Vietcong (ˌvjɛtˈkɒŋ or Viet Cong



(in the Vietnam War)
  1. the Communist-led guerrilla force and revolutionary army of South Vietnam; the armed forces of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam
  2. a member of these armed forces
  3. (modifier) of or relating to the Vietcong or a Vietcong

Word Origin

from Vietnamese Viet Nam Cong San Vietnamese Communist


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