insurgence

noun in·sur·gence \ in-ˈsər-jən(t)s \

Definition of insurgence

: an act or the action of being insurgent : insurrection

Examples of insurgence in a Sentence

  1. the insurgence eventually succeeded in undermining the corrupt dictatorship

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First Known Use of insurgence

1847

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insurgence

noun in·sur·gence \ in-ˈsər-jəns \

legal Definition of insurgence

: insurgent rebellion

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