Definition of Min Yuen in English:

Min Yuen

noun

historical
  • An underground communist supply organization formed in Malaya during the Emergency (1948–60).

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Communist Banditry in Malaya. From Chinese mínyùn (from mín the people + yùn motion, movement), more fully mínzhòng yùndòng popular mass movement (from mínzhòng the masses + yùndòng movement).

Pronunciation

Min Yuen

/ˌmɪn ˈjwɛn//ˌmɪn jʊˈwɛn/