Meaning of insurgency

in•sur•gen•cy

Pronunciation: (in-sûr'jun-sē), [key]
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  1. the state or condition of being insurgent.
  2. insurrection against an existing government, usually one's own, by a group not recognized as having the status of a belligerent.
  3. rebellion within a group, as by members against leaders.
  4. insurgence.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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