revolution

Part of speech: noun

The act of revolving; motion around a center.

Part of speech: noun

A radical change as of government.

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Usage examples "revolution":

  1. We have forgotten our revolution. - "The American Revolution and the Boer War, An Open Letter to Mr. Charles Francis Adams on His Pamphlet "The Confederacy and the Transvaal"", Sydney G. Fisher.
  2. At the Revolution of 1792 the statue was pulled down and broken up. - "Cities of the Dawn", J. Ewing Ritchie.
  3. He was besides more intelligent touching the Revolution and its meaning than any man approaching him in rank in France. - "The Theory of Social Revolutions", Brooks Adams.