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Easter Rising, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishEaster Rising, thethe Easter RisingˌEaster ˈRising, the 🔊 🔊 the events of Easter 1916 in Ireland, when armed opponents of British rule in Ireland took control of the main Post Office in Dublin and announced that Ireland was an independent republic. However, they were quickly defeated by the British army, and their leaders were executed(execute).
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