In the province of Homs alone, rebel fighters have driven some 80,000 Christians out of their homes.
He is planning on joining the rebel army in Syria soon, leaving his wife and child in the camp.
Like many onetime Latin leftists, she made the transition from rebel to bureaucrat, and earned a reputation as a technocrat.
As Benzion's son, Benjamin Netanyahu was an aristocrat in Likud politics—but an outsider as well, a rebel duke from the provinces.
As far as Sal goes, did you feel a kinship with rebel Without A Cause after playing James Dean?
At his feet crouched a warrior, probably a captive or rebel.
If sides had been changed, he would have been a rebel, and would have deserved a rebel's doom.
We learned afterwards that he was not one of our men, but a rebel spy.
And now it seemed as if that obscure Galilean rebel had conquered in the end.
The rebel is the product of extreme fixation and unintelligent immobilities.
c.1300, from Old French rebelle "stubborn, obstinate, rebellious" (12c.) and directly from Latin rebellis "insurgent, rebellious," from rebellare "to rebel, revolt," from re- "opposite, against," or perhaps "again" (see re-) + bellare "wage war," from bellum "war."
mid-14c., from Old French rebeller (14c.), from Latin rebellare "to revolt" (see rebel (adj.)). Related: Rebelled; rebelling.
"person who makes war on his country for political motives," mid-14c., from rebel (adj.). Meaning "supporter of the American cause in the War of Independence" is from 1775; sense of "supporter of the Southern cause in the American Civil War" is attested from April 15, 1861. Rebel yell in an American Civil War context attested from 1862, but the thing itself is older and was said to have been picked up by southwestern men in their periodic wars against the Indians.
The Southern troops, when charging or to express their delight, always yell in a manner peculiar to themselves. The Yankee cheer is more like ours; but the Confederate officers declare that the rebel yell has a particular merit, and always produces a salutary and useful effect upon their adversaries. A corps is sometimes spoken of as a 'good yelling regiment.' [A.J.L. Fremantle, "The Battle of Gettysburg and the Campaign in Pennsylvania," in "Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine," Sept. 1863]
A white Southerner (1862+)