Examples of counterrevolution in a Sentence
The leader vowed to stop any attempt at counterrevolution.
Soldiers loyal to the President led the counterrevolution.
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The first Texans had self-defense in their DNA because Mexico back then was a continuing carnival of revolutions and counterrevolutions.
The revolutionary dimension of their counterrevolution would be provided by a kind of fascism.
But Steve Bannon’s rebels deserve a counterrevolution.
In the months after October 1917, Petrograd under the new Soviet Republic is increasingly threatened by not just famine, chaos and disease but also counterrevolution, factional betrayal and foreign intervention.
Welcome to life in the dreary trenches of a counterrevolution.
The fall of the Romanov dynasty in March 1917 did not spark violence or a counterrevolution – that would come a few months later when the Bolsheviks seized power in November 1917.
At the turn of the 20th century, the Democratic Party’s counterrevolution against Reconstruction-era reforms had reached its apex.
May, the conservative daughter of a country vicar, will probably be best remembered for advancing, inadvertently, a counterrevolution of the left.
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