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insurrectionary

[in-suh-rek-shuh-ner-ee] /ˌɪn səˈrɛk ʃəˌnɛr i/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of insurrection.
2.
given to or causing insurrection.
noun, plural insurrectionaries.
3.
a person who takes part in an insurrection; rebel; insurgent.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; insurrection + -ary
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insurrectionary

1796 (adj.), 1893 (n.), from insurrection + -ary.

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