Definition of uprising noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    uprising

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈʌpˌraɪzɪŋ//
     
    uprising (against something)
     
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  1. 1a situation in which a group of people join together in order to fight against the people who are in power synonym rebellion, revolt
  2. 2 an armed uprising against the government a popular uprising (= by the ordinary people of the country) to crush/suppress an uprising
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