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insurrection

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɪn.sərˈek.ʃən/  us   /-sɚ-/
an organized attempt by a group of people to defeat their government and take control of their country, usually by violence: armed insurrection
Translations of “insurrection”
in Chinese (Traditional) 起義,暴動,造反,叛亂…
in Russian восстание, мятеж…
in Turkish isyan, ihtilal, başkaldırı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起义,暴动,造反,叛乱…
in Polish powstanie…
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