[ verb oh-ver-throh; noun oh-ver-throh ]SEE DEFINITION OF overthrew
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It was not the people of Asia, but those of the north, who overthrew the Roman empire.

He overthrew the classical ideal of art, and enthroned the ego in its room.

Soon after this Napoleon overthrew the Directory, and established the Consulate.

In 1368, the people of China rose against the Mongol dynasty and overthrew it.

The first prick of it overthrew the last remnant of my patience.

Martin Paz sprang on this man and overthrew him; it was the Jew Samuel.

With the assistance of Prussia, she overthrew Napoleon at Waterloo.

He guided them, supplied their need, protected them, judged them and overthrew their enemies.

The Allies who overthrew Napoleon were united only against him.

He, after this, overthrew the Ammonites, and appointed that they should pay tribute.