Meaning of “insurrection” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “insurrection” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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insurrectionnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌɪn·səˈrek·ʃən/

an organized attempt by a group of people to defeat their government or ruler and take control of the country, usually by violence

(Definition of “insurrection” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)