a revolt of the sepoy troops in British India (1857–59), resulting in the transfer of the administration of India from the East India Company to the crown.
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Also called Sepoy Mutiny, Indian Mutiny.
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British Dictionary definitions for indian mutiny
the Indian Mutiny of 1857–58
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