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Vietcong (ˌvjɛtˈkɒŋ Pronunciation for Vietcong 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

Example Sentences Including 'Vietcong'

29 June 2004 In 1966 Muhammad Ali had refused to fight in Vietnam, famously declaring that he `got nothing against no Vietcong.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
And now we were standing at our pegs, straining our eyes at the trees like GI s looking for Vietcong.
Boris Johnson LEND ME YOUR EARS (2003)
He became obsessed with all things military in 1968, at age 12, after watching John Wayne battle the Vietcong in The Green Berets.
Maxim (2005)
In April 1967, Ali refused to be drafted into the Armed Forces ("I ain't got no quarrel with them Vietcong ").
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Militarily it was a disaster for the Vietcong , leading to their effective end as a military force.
The Australian (2004)
One was reminded of the Vietcong attack on the U. S. Embassy in Saigon during Tet.
Toronto Sun (2003)


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