Translation of insurrection in Spanish:

insurrection

Pronunciation: /ˌɪnsəˈrekʃən/

n

countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable
  • [formal] insurrección (feminine) [formal]
    More example sentences
    • For a short while, the police continued to insist that they had thwarted an armed insurrection.
    • Most of the uprisings were local insurrections against specific circumstances - usually the building of a castle or the exactions of a local Norman lord.
    • One sector, led by the Ministry of Education and the Mayor of Caracas, called for a popular insurrection to defend the government.

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