insurrection

[ in-suh-rek-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF insurrection
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Never had there been insurrection so sudden, so short, and so successful.

Let the cause of insurrection be removed, then, as speedily as possible.

Incidents of the Insurrection in the western parts of Pennsylvania.

Besides this news there was a general account of the insurrection.

This is the night appointed for the breaking out of the insurrection.

Essex immediately became urgent to commence the insurrection at once.

The localista has also some items of news about the Cuban insurrection.

Give him that, and he will have no incentive to insurrection.

The author was in Gallicia before the peasants' insurrection in 1846.

The knowledge that an insurrection was impending was not confined to the Transvaal.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French insurrection, from Late Latin insurrectionem (nominative insurrectio) "a rising up," noun of action from past participle stem of insurgere "to rise up" (see insurgent).

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