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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict.

Usage examples (30)
  • Another eight described as insurgence were killed when they fired on the convoy.
  • What's going on in Afghanistan is an 'insurgence'.
  • Mr Rudd has described the action as an "insurgence" by Israeli ground forces.
  • Vowing the will of the insurgence is far from broken. for more
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