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1(crew/troops) amotinadoa mutinous atmosphere — un ambiente de rebelión
- The war ended in 1859, and the mutinous troops were tried and executed.
- For more than 200 years, this volcanic rock has been home to descendants of Fletcher Christian and his mutinous shipmates, who burnt the HMS Bounty here in 1790.
- In 1857, a rebellion in north India led by mutinous Indian soldiers caused the British Parliament to transfer all political power from the East India Company to the Crown.
- The president accused mutinous troops of being influenced by ‘the smell of oil.’
- The mutinous crew sailed back to Tahiti, whence some of the members, accompanied by a number of Tahitians, migrated to Pitcairn's Island and established there an Utopian colony.
- The first civil war was sparked by mutinous Southern army officers before independence and lasted until 1972.
- The revolution itself had been carried out mainly by mutinous soldiers, who represented thereafter the only real authority.
- Most naval officers had either fled or been murdered by their mutinous crews.
- But with over five hundred men out for the count and the rest turning mutinous, he knew he had to find another place to settle down for the time being.
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