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May 1st, 2007

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sedition      /s??d???n/ Pronunciation KeyShow Spelled Pronunciation[si-dishuhn] Pronunciation KeyShow IPA Pronunciation noun < ="luna-Ent"> =”dn” 1. incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government.

2. any action, esp. in speech or writing, promoting such discontent or rebellion.

3. Archaic. rebellious disorder.

[Origin: 132575; < L sditi?n (s. of sditi?), equiv. to sd- se- + -iti?n- a going (it(us), ptp. of ?re to go + -i?n- -ion); r. ME sedicioun < AF < L, as above] Synonyms 1. insurrection, mutiny. See treason.

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