act of mutiny


act of mutiny
act of uprising, act of rebellion

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mutiny (disambiguation) — Mutiny usually refers to the act of mutiny Mutiny can also refer to: Mutiny (Hockey Team), an American ice hockey team in Chesapeake, Virginia Indian Rebellion of 1857, also known as the Indian Mutiny Mutiny , an episode of Space: Above and… …   Wikipedia

  • Mutiny act — Mutiny Mu ti*ny, n.; pl. {Mutinies}. [From mutine to mutiny, fr. F. se mutiner, fr. F. mutin stubborn, mutinous, fr. OF. meute riot, LL. movita, fr. movitus, for L. motus, p. p. of movere to move. See {Move}.] 1. Insurrection against constituted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mutiny — Mu ti*ny, n.; pl. {Mutinies}. [From mutine to mutiny, fr. F. se mutiner, fr. F. mutin stubborn, mutinous, fr. OF. meute riot, LL. movita, fr. movitus, for L. motus, p. p. of movere to move. See {Move}.] 1. Insurrection against constituted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mutiny Act — noun An act regulating the government of the army, passed annually by the British parliament from 1689 to 1879, when it was superseded • • • Main Entry: ↑mutiny …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mutiny — For other uses, see Mutiny (disambiguation). Mutiny is a conspiracy among members of a group of similarly situated individuals (typically members of the military; or the crew of any ship, even if they are civilians) to openly oppose, change or… …   Wikipedia

  • Mutiny Acts — The Mutiny Acts were a series of annual Acts passed by the Parliament of England, the Parliament of Great Britain, and the Parliament of the United Kingdom for governing the British Army. The first Mutiny Act was passed in 1689 in response to the …   Wikipedia

  • Mutiny on the Bounty — For other uses, see Mutiny on the Bounty (disambiguation). The mutineers turning Lt Bligh and some of the officers and crew adrift from His Majesty s Ship Bounty, 29 April 1789. By Robert Dodd The mutiny on the Bounty was a mutiny that occurred… …   Wikipedia

  • mutiny — /myooht n ee/, n., pl. mutinies, v., mutinied, mutinying. n. 1. revolt or rebellion against constituted authority, esp. by sailors against their officers. 2. rebellion against any authority. v.i. 3. to commit the offense of mutiny; revolt against …   Universalium

  • Mutiny Act of 1765 — The Mutiny Act of 1765 is an act for punishing mutiny and desertion and for the better payment of the army and their quarters was placed on the American colonies by Great Britain under Prime Minister Grenville. This act increased the presence of… …   Wikipedia

  • Mutiny Act 1873 — The Mutiny Act 1873 (36 37 Vict. c. 10) was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom. It was signed into law on 24 April 1873. The preamble to the Act stated that it was necessary to provide a more speedy punishment than the usual forms often… …   Wikipedia


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