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  • noun discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)

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Examples

  • The story of the rise and fall of the Indian Mutiny is the story of the life of Roberts -- in so far as the rise is concerned.

    Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers

  • The present volume deals with Flashman's adventures in the Indian Mutiny, where he witnessed many of the drama-tic moments of that terrible struggle, and encountered numerous Victorian celebrities - monarchs, statesmen, and generals among them.

    Fiancée

  • He was a good writer with a fine descriptive gift, and can give a more vivid and convincing picture of a period and its people than most academic historians; as an example I would cite his In Times of Peril, in which he brought day-to-day experience of the Indian Mutiny to life for his young readers — and not a few older ones.

    Flashman on the March

  • There was Captain Gleed's traveling desk, complete with ugly gash where he'd used it as a shield during the Indian Mutiny and which accounted for him surviving that spirited bid to topple the Raj.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The present volume deals with Flashman's adventures in the Indian Mutiny, where he witnessed many of the dramatic moments of that terrible struggle, and encountered numerous Victorian celebrities — monarchs, statesmen, and generals among them.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • The present volume deals with Flashman's adventures in the Indian Mutiny, where he witnessed many of the drama-tic moments of that terrible struggle, and encountered numerous Victorian celebrities - monarchs, statesmen, and generals among them.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • She left celebrated journals of her service in the Crimea and the Indian Mutiny.

    Flash For Freedom

  • She left celebrated journals of her service in the Crimea and the Indian Mutiny.

    Flash For Freedom

  • Larry said it didn't sound like practice, but more like the Indian Mutiny.

    My Family and Other Animals

  • War, the Indian Mutiny, and the war with China had kept England in a continual state of martial fever, and the agitation for electoral reform was beginning.

    William of Germany

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