Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of raising on high; elevation.
  • n. An uprising; insurrection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of raising on high; elevation.
  • n. An uprising; an insurrection.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of lifting or raising; elevation.
  • n. A rising or insurrection.

Etymologies

Latin sublevare to lift up; sub under + levare to lift, raise: compare Latin sublevatio an allevation. (Wiktionary)

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