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SAR British & World English

Search and rescue, an emergency service involving the detection and rescue of those who have met with an accident or mishap in dangerous or isolated locations

Pol Pot British & World English

(Circa 1925–98), Cambodian communist leader of the Khmer Rouge, Prime Minister 1976-9; born Saloth Sar. During his regime the Khmer Rouge embarked on a brutal reconstruction programme in which many millions of Cambodians were killed. Overthrown in 1979, Pol Pot led the Khmer Rouge in a guerrilla war against the new Vietnamese-backed government until his official retirement in 1985

Saloth Sar in Pol Pot British & World English

(Circa 1925–98), Cambodian communist leader of the Khmer Rouge, Prime Minister 1976-9; born Saloth Sar. During his regime the Khmer Rouge embarked on a brutal reconstruction programme in which many millions of Cambodians were killed. Overthrown in 1979, Pol Pot led the Khmer Rouge in a guerrilla war against the new Vietnamese-backed government until his official retirement in 1985