Rebellion



[ri-bel-yuh n] /rɪˈbɛl yən/

noun
1.
open, organized, and armed resistance to one’s government or ruler.
2.
resistance to or defiance of any authority, control, or tradition.
3.
the act of .
/rɪˈbɛljən/
noun
1.
organized resistance or opposition to a government or other authority
2.
dissent from an accepted moral code or convention of behaviour, dress, etc
n.

“war waged against a government by some portion of its subjects,” mid-14c., from Old French rebellion (14c.) and directly from Latin rebellionem (nominative rebellio) “rebellion, revolt; renewal of war,” from rebellis (see rebel (adj.)).

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