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uprising

[ uhp-rahy-zing, uhp-rahy-zing ]
/ ˈʌpˌraɪ zɪŋ, ʌpˈraɪ zɪŋ /
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noun
an insurrection or revolt.
an act of rising up.
an ascent or acclivity.
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Origin of uprising

Middle English word dating back to 1200–50; see origin at up-, rising

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British Dictionary definitions for uprising

uprising
/ (ˈʌpˌraɪzɪŋ, ʌpˈraɪzɪŋ) /

noun
a revolt or rebellion
archaic an ascent
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