insurrectionary

adjective
in·​sur·​rec·​tion·​ary | \ ˌin-sə-ˈrek-shə-ˌner-ē \

Legal Definition of insurrectionary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or constituting insurrection also : given to or tending to induce insurrection

insurrectionary

noun

Legal Definition of insurrectionary (Entry 2 of 2)

: a participant in insurrection : insurgent

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“Insurrectionary.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/insurrectionary. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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