In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(instance)motín masculinoamotinamiento masculinothe Indian Mutiny — la rebelión / sublevación de los cipayos
- Three days after the start of the mutiny, the 75 soldiers surrendered.
- In 1983, he was sent back to the south to quell a mutiny of soldiers.
- Gulliver's own sailors declare a mutiny on his power and tie him up, conspiring against him, making him their prisoner.
- I don't know if you've got it in your quotes, but I also said at the time, there would be a mutiny in my office, which there was to some degree.
- Within a week the mutiny had spread to revolution in every big city in Germany.
- The long, grueling war caused the mutiny of the French Foreign Legion units whose mission was to retain Algeria as a French colony.
- Britain was finally forced out of India in 1947 after a naval mutiny, demonstrations and strikes.
- Naval victories after these mutinies overshadow their significance.
- In recent months there have been mutinies on British ships, so the officers are ill-at-ease.
- All the fundamental issues that gave rise to both the student-led protest and the military mutiny remain.
- The abolition of nobility was the last straw for many, and the military mutinies of that year produced an exodus of disgusted officers.
- After France cut back on economic aid and withdrew its troops in the mid-1990s, there has been a series of army mutinies and coup attempts.
- The Philippine government on Tuesday set up a commission to investigate a mutiny by junior military officers and enlisted personnel over the weekend.
- In these two officers' cases, we don't see an attempted mutiny nor do we see a direct challenge to the war effort.
- This brought about a mutiny led by a group of officers based in Algeria.
- Many of those problems sparked an officer-led mutiny in July.
- The mutiny of the sailors at Kronstadt near Petrograd in March 1921 triggered a change in general policy.
- But, while his own rebels threaten a mutiny to dwarf the rebellion of last week, he will at least argue that he did attempt to bring the international community along with him.
- The mutiny, a series of sieges, consisted of small unit actions and major battles.
- Army mutinies and strikes by civil servants over salary arrears dominated events during 1991 and 1992.
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