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Definitions of insurrection

  1. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A rising in mass to oppose an enemy. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Active or open rebellion against authority; revolt. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A rising up or against: open and active opposition to the execution of the law: a rebellion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. INSURRECTIONAL, INSURRECTIONARY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. A rising against established authority; rebellion. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Insurrectionary. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. An organized resistance to established government. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A rising up against authority; an open and active resistance to the execution of some law. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The active and open hostility against any constituted government or authority by a considerable number of persons; a revolt. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for insurrection

  1. They were not even to wait for the return of De Soto, when the information he would bring would go far to establish the truth or the falsehood of the reports respecting the insurrection of the natives. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  2. They were all recalled at a later time; but meanwhile the insurrection had gained a consistency which made it impossible for the Spaniards to subdue the Netherlands. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
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