Definition of rising noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈraɪzɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈraɪzɪŋ//
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a situation in which a group of people protest against, and try to get rid of, a government, a leader, etc. synonym revolt, uprising The rising was crushed by government troops. See related entries: Protest
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rising