Origin of rebellion
Examples from the Web for rebellion
And, just like Katniss, we need rules that make solidarity a centerpiece of shared life, not a desperate act of rebellion.
It may have looked like paradise, but a rebellion was brewing around the Davises.
Since then, Kisangani has been the epicenter of nearly every rebellion in the Congo.
Democratic rebellion has transformed America in important ways.
Before the Russian-backed rebellion in eastern Ukraine most were regarded as little more than hooligans.Ukraine’s President Wowed Congress, But His Party Has a Dark Side|Anna Nemtsova|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thus stimulated, the increasing disaffection culminated in the rebellion of 1798, which was sternly and cruelly repressed.
On the breaking out of the rebellion, he entered with all his native enthusiasm into the home duties of the war.Cleveland Past and Present|Maurice Joblin
"Well, leave everything as it is," I commanded, despite the rebellion in Nixon's eye.The Mayor's Wife|Anna Katherine Green
Grave and frigid, but inwardly warmhearted and passionate, O'Brien had little aptitude for rebellion.The Glories of Ireland|Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
The sign had been taken down when the Jacobite army penetrated into England in the Rebellion of 1745.
Word Origin for rebellion
"war waged against a government by some portion of its subjects," mid-14c., from Old French rebellion (14c.) and directly from Latin rebellionem (nominative rebellio) "rebellion, revolt; renewal of war," from rebellis (see rebel (adj.)).