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- n. Alternative form of coup d'état.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a sudden, decisive exercise of power whereby the existing government is subverted without the consent of the people; an unexpected measure of state, more or less violent; a stroke of policy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
From coup d’État. (Wiktionary)