Definition of Tet Offensive in English:

Tet Offensive

Syllabification: Tet Of·fen·sive
Pronunciation: /ˈtet äˌfensiv
(In the Vietnam War) an offensive launched in January-February 1968 by the Vietcong and the North Vietnamese army. Timed to coincide with the first day of the Tet (Vietnamese New Year), it was a surprise attack on South Vietnamese cities, notably Saigon. Although repulsed after initial successes, the attack shook US confidence and hastened the withdrawal of its forces.

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