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Definition of Insurrection

Insurrection

  1. A rising against civil or political authority, or the established government; open and active opposition to the execution of law in a city or state.
  2. A rising in mass to oppose an enemy.

Insurrection Quotations

Nullification means insurrection and war; and the other states have a right to put it down.
Andrew Jackson

When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.
Marquis de Lafayette

Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws.
Leon Trotsky

Women are not so well united as to form an Insurrection. They are for the most part wise enough to love their Chains, and to discern how becomingly they fit.
Mary Astell

It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important.
Ian Mcewan
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Insurrection Translations

insurrection in German is Aufstand {m}, Aufruhr {m}
insurrection in Latin is seditio
insurrection in Swedish is uppror
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