American Revolution


American Revolution
noun
the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783 (Freq. 1)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑revolution
Part Meronyms:

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noun
the American Revolution
: the war of 1775ɒ83 in which 13 British colonies in North America broke free from British rule and became the United States of America — called also (chiefly Brit) American War of Independence

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