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up·ris·ing

 (ŭp′rī′zĭng)
n.
1. A popular revolt against a government or its policies; a rebellion.
2. The act or an instance of rising or rising up.

uprising

(ˈʌpˌraɪzɪŋ; ʌpˈraɪzɪŋ)
n
1. a revolt or rebellion
2. archaic an ascent

up•ris•ing

(ˈʌpˌraɪ zɪŋ, ʌpˈraɪ zɪŋ)

n.
1. an insurrection or revolt.
2. an act of rising up.
3. an ascent or acclivity.
[1200–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uprising - organized opposition to authorityuprising - organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
conflict, struggle, battle - an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
insurgence, insurgency - an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
intifada, intifadah - an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000; "the first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993"
mutiny - open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)

uprising

noun rebellion, rising, revolution, outbreak, revolt, disturbance, upheaval, mutiny, insurrection, putsch, insurgence a popular uprising against the authoritarian government

uprising

noun
Organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority:
Translations
تَمَرُّد، عِصْيان، إنْتِفاضَه
povstání
opstand
uppreisn
sacelšanās
vstaja

uprising

[ˈʌpraɪzɪŋ] Nalzamiento m, sublevación f

uprising

[ˈʌpraɪzɪŋ] nsoulèvement m, insurrection fup-river upriver [ˌʌpˈrɪvər] adven amont
up-river of sth, up-river from sth → en amont de qch

uprising

nAufstand m, → Erhebung f

uprising

[ˈʌpˌraɪzɪŋ] nrivolta, insurrezione f

uprising

(ˈapraiziŋ) noun
a rebellion or revolt. The Hungarian uprising was quickly suppressed.
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And, over each quivering form, The curtain, a funeral pall, Comes down with the rush of a storm, And the angels,all pallid and wan, Uprising, unveiling, affirm That the play is the tragedy, "Man," And its hero the Conqueror Worm.
In the city of Ch`ang-an, with its triple rows of glittering walls with their tall towers uprising at intervals, its seven royal palaces all girdled with gardens, its wonderful Yen tower nine stories high, encased in marble, the drum towers and bell towers, the canals and lakes with their floating theatres, dwelt Ming Huang and T`ai Chen.
What reason was there for assuming any probability of an uprising in the city?
Perhaps they were; or perhaps there might have been shoals of them in the far horizon; but lulled into such an opium-like listlessness of vacant, unconscious reverie is this absent-minded youth by the blending cadence of waves with thoughts, that at last he loses his identity; takes the mystic ocean at his feet for the visible image of that deep, blue, bottomless soul, pervading mankind and nature; and every strange, half-seen, gliding, beautiful thing that eludes him; every dimly-discovered, uprising fin of some undiscernible form, seems to him the embodiment of those elusive thoughts that only people the soul by continually flitting through it.
The uprising movement has been interrupted by at least eight long periods of rest, during which the sea ate, deeply back into the land, forming at successive levels the long lines of cliffs, or escarpments, which separate the different plains as they rise like steps one behind the other.
A rustling sound of uprising greeted our entrance; without looking to the right or left, I walked straight up the lane between two sets of benches and desks, and took possession of the empty chair and isolated desk raised on an estrade, of one step high, so as to command one division; the other division being under the surveillance of a maitresse similarly elevated.
While Boyega stars as lead character 'Jake Pentecost', his company 'Upper Room Entertainment' produced Pacific Rim Uprising, a sequel to the 2013 film.
The material is arranged in chapters on cultural imperialism, language, and ideological struggles inside the Soweto classrooms; the 1976 Soweto students' uprising and its aftermath in part of the Northern Transvaal; June 16, 1976 Soweto uprisings: a journey into the contested world of commemoration; and history, memory, tourism, and curatorial mediation: the Hector Pieterson Museum and the representation of the story of the June 16 1967 uprisings.
It is not a coincidence that the festival starts near the date of the anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising, one of the most important events in the Slovak history.
The condemnation of Apoel football fans, for claiming the uprising of Athens Polytechnic students against the Greek Junta in November 1973 did not take place, continued over the weekend with media in Greece also slamming the denial of the event.
Albanians, Vlachs and Bulgarians participated in the Ilinden uprising, not Macedonians, says historian Nebi Dervishi based on documents from foreign archives.
July 20 is also the 107th anniversary of the legendary Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising that flared in order to unify territories populated with Bulgarians, but still not part of the independent Bulgarian state.