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English noun: Cultural Revolution

1. Cultural Revolution (event) a radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard; intended to eliminate counterrevolutionary elements in the government it resulted in purges of the intellectuals and socioeconomic chaos

SynonymsGreat Proletarian Cultural Revolution

Broader (hypernym)revolution

Domain regionCathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China

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