Counterrevolution meaning

kountər-rĕvə-lo͝oshən
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A revolution whose aim is the deposition and reversal of a political or social system set up by a previous revolution.
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A movement to oppose revolutionary tendencies and developments.
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A political movement or revolution against a government or social system set up by a previous revolution.
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A movement to combat revolutionary tendencies.
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A revolution aiming to reverse the political or social changes instigated by a previous revolution.

The military leaders behind the original coup were executed in the aftermath of the counterrevolution.

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