What does the word revolution mean?

Usage examples for 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" by Sydney G. Fisher
  2. At the Revolution of 1792 the statue was pulled down and broken up. – Cities of the Dawn by 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 by Brooks Adams