uprisings

uprising

[uhp-rahy-zing, uhp-rahy-zing]
noun
1.
an insurrection or revolt.
2.
an act of rising up.
3.
an ascent or acclivity.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English; see up-, rising


1. rebellion.
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uprising (ˈʌpˌraɪzɪŋ, ʌpˈraɪzɪŋ)
 
n
1.  a revolt or rebellion
2.  archaic an ascent

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