One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounoften the Bamboo Curtain
A political and economic barrier between China and noncommunist countries.
- ‘While some have escaped the "bamboo curtain," many others are still trapped behind it.’
- ‘You send such an important message to people who are in chains and suffering from torture behind the Bamboo Curtain of communism.’
- ‘Stalin's victory over Japan would have placed that country squarely behind the bamboo curtain.’
1940s: after Iron Curtain..
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