Definitions

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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

Etymologies

From coup d’État. (Wiktionary)

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