Translation of insurrection in Spanish:
nouncountable or uncountable
- [formal]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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