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rebeldom

[reb-uh l-duh m] /ˈrɛb əl dəm/
noun
1.
a region or territory controlled by rebels.
2.
rebels collectively.
3.
rebellious conduct.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; rebel + -dom
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