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SEPOY MUTINY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Sepoy Mutiny mean? 

SEPOY MUTINY (noun)
  The noun SEPOY MUTINY has 1 sense:

1. discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)

  Familiarity information: SEPOY MUTINY used as a noun is very rare.


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SEPOY MUTINY (noun)


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Meaning:

Discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

Indian Mutiny; Sepoy Mutiny

Instance hypernyms:

insurrection; rebellion; revolt; rising; uprising (organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another)

Domain region:

Bharat; India; Republic of India (a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947)


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