Example sentences for: insurrections

How can you use “insurrections” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Violent insurrections provoked equally violent massacres in retaliation; and death came to form a monumental collective badge of honor.

  • It came so suddenly that Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the inveterate revolutionary who had led several earlier insurrections, was still abroad at the time.

  • Soon we can expect a raft of such reports in which Monica will slowly be revealed as a renaissance woman, whose deep knowledge of American poetry is matched only by her understanding of the historical tensions underlying the current insurrections in Kosovo (she worries especially about the Bulgarian connection tho doubts that Kosovo's natives are in fact the heirs of Alexander).

  • Poles launched a series of armed insurrections against its occupiers in 1830 and, after defeat, again in 1846 and 1863.

  • Two years later, with Germany defeated and insurrections in Kiel, Munich, Hamburg, and Stuttgart, revolution broke out in Berlin.

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