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Definition of Mutiny


  1. Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination.
  2. Violent commotion; tumult; strife.
  3. To rise against, or refuse to obey, lawful authority in military or naval service; to excite, or to be guilty of, mutiny or mutinous conduct; to revolt against one's superior officer, or any rightful authority.
  4. To fall into strife; to quarrel.
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Mutiny Translations

mutiny in Danish is opstand
mutiny in Dutch is muiterij, onlusten, opstand
mutiny in French is mutinerie
mutiny in German is Meuterei, meutern
mutiny in Latin is seditio
mutiny in Swedish is myteri