Definition of Pol Pot in English:

Pol Pot

Syllabification: Pol Pot
Pronunciation: /päl ˈpät, pôl
  • (Circa 1925–98), Cambodian communist leader of the Khmer Rouge; prime minister 1976–79; born Saloth Sar. During his regime the Khmer Rouge embarked on a reconstruction program in which millions were killed. Overthrown in 1979, Pol Pot led the Khmer Rouge in a guerrilla war against the new government.

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