Definition of Easter Rising in English:

Easter Rising

Line breaks: Eas¦ter Ris¦ing

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  • The uprising in Dublin and other cities in Ireland against British rule, Easter 1916. It ended with the surrender of the protesters, most of whose leaders were subsequently executed, but was a contributory factor in the establishment of the Irish Free State (1922).

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody