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uprising

[uhp-rahy-zing, uhp-rahy-zing] /ˈʌpˌraɪ zɪŋ, ʌpˈraɪ zɪŋ/
noun
1.
an insurrection or revolt.
2.
an act of rising up.
3.
an ascent or acclivity.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English; see up-, rising
Synonyms
1. rebellion.
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uprising

/ˈʌpˌraɪzɪŋ; ʌpˈraɪzɪŋ/
noun
1.
a revolt or rebellion
2.
(archaic) an ascent
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uprising

n.

mid-13c., "action of rising from death or the grave, resurrection," from up + rising (n.). Meaning "action of rising from bed" is recorded from c.1300; sense of "insurrection, popular revolt" first attested 1580s.

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