great proletarian cultural re-volution

Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

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great proletarian cultural revolution

noun
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 [syn: Cultural Revolution
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