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American Revolution

noun
1.
the war between Great Britain and its American colonies, 1775–83, by which the colonies won their independence.
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  • A story of Kentucky during the days after the American Revolution.

  • A hero story of real American girls and boys, in the American Revolution.

    Breaking Away Oliver Optic
  • If you would see the other side, read Trevelyan's "American Revolution."

    Ethics in Service William Howard Taft
  • It was on that memorable day that the American Revolution may be said to have been completed.

  • They might not have been so warlike if the American Revolution had not started.

    Daniel Boone Katharine E. Wilkie
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American Revolution

noun
1.
the usual US term for War of American Independence
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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