rebeldom

[reb-uhl-duhm]
noun
1.
a region or territory controlled by rebels.
2.
rebels collectively.
3.
rebellious conduct.

Origin:
1855–60; rebel + -dom

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rebel
 
vb (often foll by against) , -bels, -belling, -belled
1.  to resist or rise up against a government or other authority, esp by force of arms
2.  to dissent from an accepted moral code or convention of behaviour, dress, etc
3.  to show repugnance (towards)
 
n
4.  a.  a person who rebels
 b.  (as modifier): a rebel soldier; a rebel leader
5.  a person who dissents from some accepted moral code or convention of behaviour, dress, etc
 
[C13: from Old French rebelle, from Latin rebellis insurgent, from re- + bellum war]
 
'rebeldom
 
n

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We are too convenient to the gunboats--the universal dread of rebeldom.
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