insurgent ( insurgents plural ) Insurgents are people who are fighting against the government or army of their own country.
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By early yesterday, the insurgents had taken control of the country's main military air base.
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n insurrectionist, mutineer, rebel, resister, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionist, rioter
adj disobedient, insubordinate, insurrectionary, mutinous, rebellious, revolting, revolutionary, riotous, seditious
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