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.
- Also called Sepoy Mutiny, Indian Mutiny.
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How to use Sepoy Rebellion in a sentence
A few numbers later the illustrations began—the clever but terrible ones relating to the Sepoy Rebellion.All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography | Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
"Perhaps he saved his master's life in the Sepoy Rebellion," she thought.Sara Crewe | Frances Hodgson Burnett
In an escapade with two other soldiers in the Sepoy Rebellion, Dowling had looted the palace of a raja.
British Dictionary definitions for Sepoy Rebellion
the Indian Mutiny of 1857–58
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