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EtymologyEdit

From Old French rebellion, from Latin rebelliō; equivalent to rebellen +‎ -ioun.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rɛˈbɛliuːn/, /rɛˈbɛljuːn/, /rɛˈbɛliun/, /rɛˈbɛljun/

NounEdit

rebellioun (plural rebelliouns)

  1. An uprising or revolt against authorities; a rebellion or revolt.
  2. (Late Middle English) Refusal to obey authorities or rules; undutifulness.
  3. (Late Middle English) Refusal to obey divine authority or power.
  4. (Late Middle English) One who rebels or revolts; a rebellious person.

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