Definition of White Terror in English:

White Terror

noun

  • 1French History
    French History. The period of violent repression led by counter-revolutionary forces in 1795, in reaction to the First French Revolution; the violence and bloodshed of this period. Also: the (period of) repression following the restoration of Louis XVIII in 1815.

  • 2Any of various periods of violent repression, especially one led by conservative or reactionary forces against a communist or left-wing regime.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Sketch Present State France. From white + terror.

Pronunciation

White Terror

/ˌwʌɪt ˈtɛrə/