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rouge 

A powder consisting of iron oxide, used to polish lenses, metals, etc. See polishing; surfacing.

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The soldiers, known as Khmers Rouges, summarily executed hundreds of government loyalists and then forced the capital's 2.
The riveting chapter on the fall of Phnom Penh alone makes Philip Short's biography of Pol Pot, the enigmatic Khmer Rouge leader who masterminded the evacuation and became Cambodia's dictator, worth reading.
But under the leadership of future Khmer Rouge foreign minister Ieng Sary, who was severe and disciplined, the Cercle Marxiste gradually found its purpose in unseating the hated French-collusionist regime of Prince Sihanouk in Phnom Penh.
The nascent Khmer Rouge leadership returned to Cambodia and entered the jungle to study guerrilla warfare with the Vietnamese.
Meanwhile Sar moved up the ranks to become the leader of the resistance, changed his name to Pol Pot, and solidified the Khmer Rouge ideology.
Pol's incendiary anti-Vietnamese rhetoric led to clashes with Vietnamese troops and, eventually, a Vietnamese invasion that toppled the Khmer Rouge, in 1979.