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Vietcong

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noun Viet·cong \vē-ˈet-ˈkäŋ, vyet-, ˌvē-ət-, vēt-, -ˈkȯŋ\

Definition of Vietcong

plural Vietcong

  1. :  a guerrilla member of the Vietnamese Communist movement



Origin of vietcong

Vietnamese Việt-cộng


First Known Use: 1957


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