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Sepoy Mutiny

Discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow).  Synonym: Indian Mutiny.

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... as unfamiliar to the Fords as Zoroastrianism or the causes of the Sepoy Mutiny, stilled every voice, slowed every heart. Awed, the heirs began to search gingerly, under the furniture and behind the drapes, for all that was mortal of ...
— The Big Trip Up Yonder • Kurt Vonnegut

Words linked to "Sepoy Mutiny" :   India, uprising, Bharat, rising, rebellion, Republic of India, insurrection, revolt

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