countercoup

noun
coun·ter·coup | \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈkü \
variants: or counter-coup
plural countercoups or counter-coups

Definition of countercoup 

: a coup d'état to overthrow or alter a government that was established by an earlier coup d'état … in 1963, the Baathists had seized power in a coup only to lose it nine months later in a countercoup —Jason Zengerle

First Known Use of countercoup

1847, in the meaning defined above

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