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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insurgence  \In*sur"gence\,  Insurgency  \In*sur"gen*cy\,  n. 
  A  state  of  insurrection;  an  uprising;  an  insurrection. 
 
  A  moral  insurgence  in  the  minds  of  grave  men  against 
  the  Court  of  Rome.  --G.  Eliot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insurgency 
  n  :  an  organized  rebellion  aimed  at  overthrowing  a  constituted 
  government  through  the  use  of  subversion  and  armed 
  conflict 




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