Definition of Indian mutiny
1. Noun. 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).
Generic synonyms: Insurrection, Rebellion, Revolt, Rising, Uprising
Geographical relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India
Lexicographical Neighbors of Indian Mutiny
Literary usage of Indian mutiny
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1901)
"History of the indian mutiny ' (in continuation of vols. i. and ii. of Kaye's ' Sepoy War'), 1878-80, 3 vols. 8vo. 9. '' History of Afghanistan,' 1879, 8vo. ..."
2. Young India: An Interpretation and a History of the Nationalist Movement by Lajpat Rai (1916)
"The Great indian mutiny of 1857. We have, however, referred to this story in these few words only to introduce the great indian mutiny of 1857, ..."
3. The Life of Richard Cobden by John Morley (1908)
"CHAPTER XXVII THE indian mutiny PRIVATE AFFAIRS SECOND JOURNEY TO AMERICA THE elections had barely taken place before the. country was thrilled from end to ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"His chief work, 'History of the indian mutiny' (1878-80) commenced where the second volume of Kaye's 'Sepoy War' left off, and in 1890 there appeared a ..."
5. An Introduction to the English Historians by Charles Austin Beard (1906)
"CHAPTER H THE GREAT indian mutiny THE contest between the British and the Indian princes for the decaying Moghul empire, which opened seriously at the ..."