Definition for uprising (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), up·rose, up·ris·en, up·ris·ing.
Origin of uprise
Related formsup·ris·er, noun
Examples from the Web for uprising
He was one of few outspoken activists in Syria prior to the uprising that took a place in March of 2011.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is no wonder that headlines around the world are talking about a new, third intifada, or Palestinians uprising.Intifada 3.0: Growing Unrest and a Plot to Kill an Israeli Minister|Creede Newton|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And it seems like another Intifada, or Palestinian uprising, might be on the way.A New Intifada? Israel’s Arab Citizen Uprising Spreads|Creede Newton|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many secular activists from the urban areas of Damascus or Aleppo withdrew long ago, sickened by what the uprising was becoming.Who Are These ‘Moderate’ Syrians Obama Wants to Pit Against ISIS?|Jamie Dettmer|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was shuttered during the uprising against Gaddafi and the staff was evacuated in the wake of the 2012 Benghazi attack.U.S. Diplomats and Marines Close Embassy and Flee Libya Fighting|Jamie Dettmer|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Sioux uprising of 1876 was expensive for the government.Last of the Great Scouts|Helen Cody Wetmore
An intense romance of the Italian uprising against the Austrians.Village Life in America 1852-1872|Caroline Cowles Richards
Thou wouldst have weened it was a hammering wherewith each hair was hammered into his head, with such an uprising it rose.
If we can keep them there until the arrival of the troops we can end the uprising without shedding a drop of blood.Ted Strong's Motor Car|Edward C. Taylor
The result was that sufficient supplies did not reach Cuba in time for an uprising on the appointed date.The History of Cuba, vol. 3|Willis Fletcher Johnson