#define sedition

July 7, 2005
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Pronunciation: si-‘di-sh&n

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin _sedition-, seditio, _literally, separation, from _se- _apart + _ition-, itio _act of going, from _ire _to go

1 : incitement of resistance to or insurrection against lawful authority

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