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  • adj. Pertaining to, or characterized by, insurrection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or characterized by, insurrection; rebellious; seditious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of insurrection; favoring or engaged in insurrection: as, insurrectionary acts.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or given to insurrection


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  • She also led trading missions to south Munster and was involved in insurrectionary activities against the English.

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  • States homesteads on confiscated or forfeited estates in insurrectionary districts.

    Foreign and Colonial News

  • The crowds -- counted in news tickers as "disappointing," on rightwing blogs as "insurrectionary" -- must be taken in the context of what may be the largest roundup operation in U.S. history.

    Michael Gould-Wartofsky: We All Live in Arizona: On May Day, ICE Dogs, and the Future of NYC (PHOTOS)

  • Added to that, guns, machine-guns, rifles, and ammunition, were run over into the plebiscite area, and a mercenary "insurrectionary" army was raised, partly from the local Polish population and partly from Poland proper.

    Europe—Whither Bound? Being Letters of Travel from the Capitals of Europe in the Year 1921

  • Whether it could be considered "insurrectionary" depended altogether on the pro-slavery or anti-slavery bias of the critic.

    Abraham Lincoln, a History — Volume 02

  • This same policy was a few weeks later urged at Topeka, where a mass meeting of the free-State men was called to support and instruct another sitting of the "insurrectionary" free-State Legislature elected under the Topeka Constitution.

    Abraham Lincoln, a History — Volume 02

  • Soul on Ice, which combines a visceral hatred for America with black liberation theology, admissions about "insurrectionary" rape, a spiritual odyssey, and a search for personal meaning in a racist environment.

    Newsnet 14

  • As a basis for launching an 'insurrectionary' effort, it advocates the proliferation of communes.

    Red Pepper

  • One hypothesis is that after years of being side-lined by movements around justice (global, social, economic, environmental, climate, or otherwise), a certain kind of insurrectionary politics returned to the center of the historical stage in Greece in 2008 and with the student revolts in 2009/2010 in the USA.

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  • Undeniably true, though Pells fails to see that the movies' formal modernity is more often than not undercut by a preachy, moralising conventionality wholly at odds with the insurrectionary impulse of the avant garde.

    Modernist America by Richard Pells – review


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