Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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

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