Insurrection



[in-suh-rek-shuh n] /ˌɪn səˈrɛk ʃən/

noun
1.
an act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion, or resistance against civil authority or an established government.
/ˌɪnsəˈrɛkʃən/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of rebelling against a government in power or the civil authorities; insurgency
n.

early 15c., from Middle French insurrection, from Late Latin insurrectionem (nominative insurrectio) “a rising up,” noun of action from past participle stem of insurgere “to rise up” (see insurgent).

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