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rising in Government topic

risingrising2 noun [countable] British English  PGREBELLION/REVOLUTIONa sudden attempt by a large group of people to violently remove a government or ruler syn uprising, rebellion
Examples from the Corpus
risingFirst, Athens lost Boiotia in a rising which ended in an Athenian defeat at Coronea.In December there followed the most extensive anarchist rising of the entire Republican period.Shares were given a fizz rising 8p to £2 before slipping to close at 198p.Peasant violence was generally localized and poorly organized, but there were serious risings in almost every decade of the seventeenth century.At the rising of the sun, Xerxes poured a drink-offering.