Vietcong

Vietcong
/vee et'kong", -kawng", vyet'-, vee'it-/, n., pl. Vietcong, adj. (during the Vietnam War)
n.
1. a Communist-led army and guerrilla force in South Vietnam that fought its government and was supported by North Vietnam.
2. a member or supporter of this force.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to this force or one of its members or supporters.
Also, Viet Cong.
[1960-65; < Vietnamese Viêt-công]

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