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Definition of Uprising


  1. Act of rising; also, a steep place; an ascent.
  2. An insurrection; a popular revolt.

Uprising Quotations

Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest.
Yasser Arafat

The IRS targeting certain groups for harassment because of their politics would be unfair. If we found out the NSA was keeping special tabs on everyone who worshiped at a mosque or took a Bible trip through the Middle East, you'd have an uprising.
Gail Collins

If we get to shoot the third one, which I'm really hoping we do, the third one's great. There's a big uprising and rebellion, and my character Gale's a big part of that. If we get to shoot that, I'll be very, very pleased.
Liam Hemsworth

The uprising in Egypt was initiated by the young generation. The uprising achieved two things. One is it made the lives of dictators impossible. Today, if you are looking for a safe job, don't become a dictator.
Shimon Peres

This is the generation whose first cry of life was the Hungarian uprising.
Joseph Brodsky
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Uprising Translations

uprising in French is insurrection
uprising in German is Aufstands- {m}
uprising in Latin is tumultus
uprising in Spanish is levantamiento, motin
uprising in Swedish is revolt
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