Definitions for insurrectionˌɪn səˈrɛk ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•sur•rec•tionˌɪn səˈrɛk ʃən(n.)(pl.)

  1. an act or instance of rising in arms or open rebellion against an established government or authority.

    Category: Government

Origin of insurrection:

1425–75; late ME < LL insurrēctiō


Princeton's WordNet

  1. rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising(noun)

    organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another


  1. insurrection(Noun)

    An organized opposition to an authority; a mutiny; a rebellion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insurrection(noun)

    a rising against civil or political authority, or the established government; open and active opposition to the execution of law in a city or state

  2. Insurrection(noun)

    a rising in mass to oppose an enemy


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