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  • 1 revolt — re|volt1 [rıˈvəult US ˈvoult] n [U and C] 1.) a refusal to accept someone s authority or obey rules or laws = ↑rebellion ▪ The prime minister is now facing a revolt by members of his own party. revolt against ▪ a revolt against authority revolt… …

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  • 2 rebellion — rebellion, revolution, uprising, revolt, insurrection, mutiny, putsch, coup can all denote a war or an armed outbreak against a government or against powers in authority. Rebellion implies open, organized, and formidable armed resistance to… …

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  • 3 Revolt of the Comuneros — For other revolts by this name, see Comunero (disambiguation). Revolt of the Comuneros …

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  • 4 rebellion — noun Date: 14th century 1. opposition to one in authority or dominance 2. a. open, armed, and usually unsuccessful defiance of or resistance to an established government b. an instance of such defiance or resistance Synonyms: rebellion,… …

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  • 5 revolt — A revolt goes beyond insurrection in aim, being an attempt actually to overthrow the government itself, whereas insurrection has as its objective some forcible change within the government. A large scale revolt is called a rebellion and if it is… …

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  • 6 Dutch Revolt — Part of Thirty Years War Prince Maurice at the Battle of Nieuwpoort by Pauwels van Hillegaert. Oil on canvas …

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  • 7 Basmachi Revolt — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Basmachi Revolt partof= caption= date=1916 1931 place=Central Asia casus=Pan Islamic revolt territory= result=Soviet victory combatant1= combatant2= Basmachi rebels commander1=Mikhail Frunze commander2=Enver… …

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  • 8 Slave rebellion — A slave rebellion is an armed uprising by slaves. Slave rebellions have occurred in nearly all societies that practice slavery, and are amongst the most feared events for slaveholders. Famous historic slave rebellions have been led by Denmark… …

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  • 9 Indian Rebellion of 1857 — Sepoy Mutiny redirects here. For other uses, see Sepoy Mutiny (disambiguation). Indian Rebellion of 1857 A 1912 map of Northern India The Revolt of 1857–59 showing the centres of rebellion including the principal ones …

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  • 10 Dungan revolt (1862–1877) — Dungan revolt Yakub Bek Date 1862 1877 Location …

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  • 11 Popular revolt in late-medieval Europe — Richard II of England meets the rebels of the Peasants Revolt Popular revolts in late medieval Europe were uprisings and rebellions by (typically) peasants in the countryside, or the bourgeois in towns, against nobles, abbots and kings during the …

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  • 12 Taiping Rebellion — Battle of the Yangtze Date …

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  • 13 Pontiac's Rebellion — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Pontiac s Rebellion caption=In a famous council on April 27, 1763, Pontiac urged listeners to rise up against the British. date=1763–1766 place=Great Lakes region of North America result=Military stalemate;… …

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  • 14 1997 rebellion in Albania — Evacuation of U.S. citizens during Operation Silver Wake Date March 1997 …

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  • 15 Maji Maji Rebellion — History of Tanzania This article is part of a series Timeline …

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  • 16 Irish Rebellion of 1641 — The Irish Rebellion of 1641 began as an attempted coup d état by Irish Catholic gentry, but developed into inter communal violence between native Irish and English and Scottish Protestant settlers, starting a conflict known as the Irish… …

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  • 17 North-West Rebellion — Contemporary lithograph of the Battle of Fish Creek. Date March 26, 1885 May 12, 188 …

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  • 18 Tuareg Rebellion (1990–1995) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict = Tuareg Rebellion (1990–1995) partof = caption = date = 1990 1995 place = Northern Mali and Niger territory = result = 1995 peace accords status = combatant1 = Mali: Military of Mali, Ghanda Koi militia Niger:… …

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  • 19 Rakovica Revolt — The Rakovica Revolt ( hr. Rakovička buna) is a name used for the revolt against Austria Hungary named for Rakovica, Croatia that took place in 1871.It was launched by Eugen Kvaternik. The revolt actually began in the village Broćanci on November… …

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  • 20 Ionian Revolt — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Ionian Revolt partof=Persian Wars caption=Ionian region date=499 BC 493 BC place=Asia Minor and Cyprus result=Persian victory. territory=Persia re establishes control over Ionia and Cyprus. combatant1=Ionia,… …

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