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American Revolution

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noun
  1. the war between Great Britain and its American colonies, 1775–83, by which the colonies won their independence.
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  • But I thought you were such a little American-revolution patriot that you would not be impressed by anything like that.

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American Revolution

noun
  1. the usual US term for War of American Independence
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