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Indian Mutiny, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishIndian Mutiny, thethe Indian MutinyˌIndian ˈMutiny, the  violent action taken by Indian soldiers in 1857 against their British officers, which led to a general attempt by the people of north and central India to take back power from the British. The mutiny eventually failed, and the British established control again in 1858.
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