Origin of insurrection
Examples from the Web for insurrection
There are fears of a major new Islamist insurrection, possibly inspired by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.Where Chechens Go to Escape Their Surreal Past—and Risky Present|Anna Nemtsova|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, without American logistical aid, the insurrection would have ended in tragedy.
In a rare moment of insurrection, Rivera threatened to stay behind, even without permission.Speed Read: Highlights From Mariano Rivera’s Memoir, ‘The Closer’|Ben Teitelbaum|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The consequences for not putting down the “insurrection” were further spelled out by the Kremlin.Ukraine Is On the Verge Of War And Putin Is To Blame|Michael Weiss|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Exile had also given Byron his first taste of insurrection and intrigue.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy|Michael Weiss|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Kwang-si insurrection, on the other hand, must triumph, if foreign Powers do not interfere.Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh|Lin-Le
An insurrection in Poland just now would be highly conducive to the success of my plans.Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia|L. Mhlbach,
He was a mere babe when after the Heiji insurrection, he was captured with his mother by the Taira soldiers.Japan|Various
A heavy blow at the insurrection in Milan would have extinguished Italian rebellion.
The result of this insurrection was to crystallize tendencies toward harshness which the economic revolution was making advisable.The Negro|W.E.B. Du Bois
British Dictionary definitions for insurrection
Word Origin for insurrection
Word Origin and History for insurrection
early 15c., from Middle French insurrection, from Late Latin insurrectionem (nominative insurrectio) "a rising up," noun of action from past participle stem of insurgere "to rise up" (see insurgent).