In*sur"gent (?), a. [L. insurgens, p. pr. of insurgere to rise up; pref. in- in + surgere to rise. See Surge.]

Rising in opposition to civil or political authority, or against an established government; insubordinate; rebellious.

"The insurgent provinces."

Motley.

 

© Webster 1913.


In*sur"gent, n. [Cf. F. insurgent.]

A person who rises in revolt against civil authority or an established government; one who openly and actively resists the execution of laws; a rebel.

Syn. -- See Rebel.

 

© Webster 1913.

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