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Noun: revolution  ,re-vu'loo-shun
  1. A drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
    "the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution"
  2. The overthrow of a government by those who are governed
  3. A single complete turn (axial or orbital)
    "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year";
    - rotation, gyration

Derived forms: revolutions

Type of: alteration, change, group action, modification, turn, turning

Encyclopedia: Revolution, Sociolatry, and War