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rebellion


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 rebelling.

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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