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in·sur·gent / inˈsərjənt/ • adj. rising in active revolt: alleged links with insurgent groups. . ∎  of or relating to rebels: a series of insurgent attacks. • n. (usu. insurgents) a rebel or revolutionary: an attack by armed insurgents. DERIVATIVES: in·sur·gence n. in·sur·gen·cy n. (pl. -cies) .

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Insurgents, in U.S. history, the Republican Senators and Representatives who in 1909–10 rose against the Republican standpatters controlling Congress, to oppose the Payne-Aldrich tariff and the dictatorial power of House speaker Joseph G. Cannon. Many—but by no means all—of them joined the Progressive party.

See K. W. Hechler, Insurgency (1940, repr. 1970).

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insurgent one who rises in active revolt. XVIII. — F. †insurgent — L. insurgēns, -ent-, prp. of insurgere rise up; see IN-1, SURGE, -ENT.
So insurrection XV. — (O)F. — late L., f. insurrect-, pp. stem of insurgere.