the American Revolution

Definition of the American Revolution

  1. :  the war of 1775–83 in which 13 British colonies in North America broke free from British rule and became the United States of America

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  1. :  the action by a celestial body of going round in an orbit or elliptical course

    :  apparent movement of such a body round the earth

    :  the time taken by a celestial body to make a complete round in its orbit

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