Definition of Cultural Revolution in English:

Cultural Revolution

proper noun

  • A political upheaval in China 1966–76 intended to bring about a return to revolutionary Maoist beliefs. Largely carried forward by the Red Guard, it resulted in attacks on intellectuals, a large-scale purge in party posts, and the appearance of a personality cult around Mao Zedong. It led to considerable economic dislocation and was gradually brought to a halt by premier Zhou Enlai.

Pronunciation:

Cultural Revolution

/ˈˌkəlCH(ə)rəl ˌrevəˈl(y)o͞oSHən/