insurrectionary

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insurrectionary

[in-suh-rek-shuh-ner-ee]
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; insurrection + -ary

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insurrection (ˌɪnsəˈrɛkʃən)
 
n
the act or an instance of rebelling against a government in power or the civil authorities; insurgency
 
[C15: from Late Latin insurrectiō, from insurgere to rise up]
 
insur'rectional
 
adj
 
insur'rectionary
 
n, —adj
 
insur'rectionism
 
n
 
insur'rectionist
 
n, —adj

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