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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British Dictionary definitions for indian mutiny
the Indian Mutiny of 1857–58
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