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Noun: Indian Rebellion of 1857
  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)
    - Indian Mutiny, Sepoy Mutiny

Type of: insurrection, rebellion, revolt, rising, uprising

Encyclopedia: Indian Rebellion of 1857