from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A seat of rebellion; a region or sphere of action controlled by rebels.
- noun Rebellious conduct.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A region infested by rebels; rebels, considered collectively; also, conduct or quality characteristic of rebels.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The realm or sphere of
rebels; rebels collectively.
- noun The conduct of rebels;
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Two Irish rebels out of the same sort of womb of rebeldom, divided by the -- the lines at
General Hooker's head-quarters, the surgeon found that no agreement had been concluded until late in the day for the delivery of the wounded officers; so he had spent the day in rebeldom to little effect, except the restoration of the body of the colonel to his friends, and leaving a company of nurses to assist our surgeons who were already in attendance upon our prisoners.
Should divisions mark our councils, or any considerable portion of our people give signs of hesitation, then a shout of exultation will go up, throughout all the hosts of rebeldom, and bonfires and illuminations be kindled in every Southern city, hailing our divisions as the sure harbingers of their success.
Enclosed I send you a notice from one of the leading and representative papers of rebeldom.
The Underground Railroad A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, &c., Narrating the Hardships, Hair-Breadth Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom, As Related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Author.
A bright-eyed boy of eighteen, whose young spirit had not been completely crushed out in rebeldom, could not refrain from a hurrah, and cried out, 'Hurrah for Uncle Sam, hurrah!
The cavalry at length succeeded in reaching our lines by making a circuit farther south, and many of the negroes also succeeded in escaping from rebeldom.
Your campaign was the final blow, grand in conception, complete in execution; and now it is yours to secure the last army which rebeldom possesses.
Where our flag now is once unfolded in any part of rebeldom, there it continues to float, and will float forever.
Georgia has been to satisfy the people that their credulity has been imposed upon by the lying assertions of the rebel Government, affirming the inability of the United States Government to withstand the armies of rebeldom.
If it were not for this last tale, kind reader, you would have been entertained with the conversations of the great chiefs of rebeldom, as related by a reliable witness.