insurrectionary insurrectionary

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or given to insurrection

Usage(s):

  1. The attack on Costa Rica was both an invasion and a rebellion: it came from northern neighbor Nicaragua, but the attackers were nearly all insurrectionary Costa Rican expatriates.
  2. The attack on Costa Rica was both an invasion and a rebellion: it came from northern neighbor Nicaragua, but the attackers were nearly all insurrectionary Costa Rican expatriates.
  3. Northern cities burst into flame in the 1960s with insurrectionary violence surpassing any in the South.

News

  • 5 ways Ukraine may be a game changer

    Beyond the burning barricades and the corpses in the streets, here is what is at stake in Ukraine’s insurrectionary drama.
    on February 26, 2014     Source: Stars and Stripes

Quotes

  1. Panther Minister of Information Eldridge Cleaver wrote about his history of raping women, claiming that rape was "an insurrectionary act."
    on Aug 13, 2007 By: Eldridge Cleaver Source: Counterterrorism Blog (blog)

  2. Gillespie describes the album to Mixmag: "It's just got a fractured fucking sound. I think it'sa beautiful record. You can dance to it; you can fuck to it. You can fucking...... shoot policemen to it. It's an insurrectionary record. It's five...
    on May 31, 2006 By: Bobby Gillespie Source: Exclaim!

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