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Bloodless Revolution

English Revolution

the events of 1688–89 by which James II was expelled and the sovereignty conferred on William and Mary.
Also called Bloodless Revolution, Glorious Revolution. Unabridged
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  • While the conference was in session Brazil went through a Bloodless Revolution, which converted the empire into a republic.

  • He advocated a Bloodless Revolution; it must be spiritual to compass victory.

    Iconoclasts James Huneker
  • It was a Bloodless Revolution, for the Austrian Government realized the hopelessness of its position.

    Our Little Czecho-Slovak Cousin Clara Vostrovsky Winlow
  • Thus every revolution of the Charka I can assure you, will bring the success of this Bloodless Revolution the nearer every day.

    The Wheel of Fortune Mahatma Gandhi
  • A thorough knowledge and judicious exercise of this power in lynching localities could many times effect a Bloodless Revolution.

    Southern Horrors Ida B. Wells-Barnett
  • While it lasts, even a Bloodless Revolution can be very tiresome; almost as disquieting as a general election.

  • Two months after Belgrano's surrender, a Bloodless Revolution occurred.

  • The monarchy, in a Bloodless Revolution, disappeared and the Republic took its place.

    The Hawaiian Islands The Department of Foreign Affairs
  • There is no doubt, however, that this Bloodless Revolution gave secret umbrage to many, and some severe measures had to be taken.

    A Noble Queen, Vol. 3 (of 3) Philip Meadows Taylor
  • In 1876 a Bloodless Revolution took place in Constantinople.

British Dictionary definitions for Bloodless Revolution

Bloodless Revolution

the Bloodless Revolution, another name for Glorious Revolution
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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