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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The action or an instance of rebellion; an insurrection.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An uprising or rebellion; an insurrection

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A state of insurrection; an uprising; an insurrection.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as insurgency.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict

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