- An armed protest against authority; a revolt: the Warsaw rising of 1944 the reforms led to peasant risingsMore example sentences
- In 1905 itself it was not so much the urban disorders as the peasant risings which most alarmed the government.
- A famine in that year caused further risings by the peasants against the communists.
- In the spring of 1648 a series of uncoordinated risings heralded the second civil war.
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- 1Going up, increasing, or sloping upward: the rising temperature rising groundMore example sentences
- Alas, they're in serious trouble, threatened by everything from ship traffic to rising sea temperatures.
- Despite the rising temperature in the room, Nicholas's arm never left her waist as he guided her through the crowd of people.
- He raised the issue of climate change, including rising temperatures, as a result of the destruction of forests.
- 1.1Advancing to maturity or high standing: the rising generation of American writersMore example sentences
- We need particularly to enhance our membership among the rising generation of members - those under age 40.
- They seek to define the rising generation of artists, who, it is presumed, will shape the next chapter in contemporary art.
- There's a rising generation of playwrights who have been very fortunate to teach and who are starting to have impact.
- 1.2Approaching (a specified age): the rising fives on the verge of schoolMore example sentences
- It began freshman year of high school, and now, they are beginning their rising senior summer.
- Elizabeth was the new rising star in Hollywood.
- And they've fielded their share of rising stars over the years.
More definitions of risingDefinition of rising in:
- The US English dictionary