Definition of Khmer Rouge in English:

Khmer Rouge

proper noun

  • A communist guerrilla organization which opposed the Cambodian government in the 1960s and waged a civil war from 1970, taking power in 1975.

Origin

From Khmer + French rouge ‘red’.

Pronunciation

Khmer Rouge

/kəˌmɛr ˈruʒ//kəˌmer ˈro͞oZH/