the American Revolution

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the American Revolution

: 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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American play
  1. : an American Indian of North America or South America

  2. : a native or inhabitant of North America or South America

  3. : a native or inhabitant of the U.S. : a U.S. citizen

  1. : of or relating to America

  2. : of or relating to the U.S. or its possessions or original territory

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

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

  3. : the rotation of a celestial body on its axis


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