palace revolution

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Origin of palace revolution

First recorded in 1900–05
Also called palace revolt, palace coup [koo] /ku/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for palace revolution

coup, overthrow, rebellion, revolt, revolution, putsch, takeover

British Dictionary definitions for palace revolution

palace revolution

  1. a coup d'état made by those already in positions of power, usually with little violence
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