Definition of insurrection noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

insurrection

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌɪnsəˈrɛkʃn//
 
[countable, uncountable]
 
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a situation in which a large group of people try to take political control of their own country with violence synonym uprising an armed insurrection against the regime
insurrectionary
 
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NAmE//ˌɪnsəˈrɛkʃəˌnɛri//
 
adjective
insurrectionist
 
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noun
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: insurrection