The definition of a mutiny is a revolt against authority.(noun)
An example of mutiny is the French Revolution where the French people revolted against the monarchy.
See mutiny in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. mutinies
Origin: < earlier mutine, to rebel < Fr mutiner < OFr mutin, mutinous < meute, a revolt < LL *movita, movement, ult. < L movere, move
See mutiny in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. mu·ti·nies
Origin: Obsolete mutine
Origin: , from Old French mutin, rebellious
Origin: , from muete, revolt
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *movita
Origin: , from Latin movēre, to move; see move.
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