(the) Indian Mutiny

(the) Indian Mutiny
a serious ↑revolt (1857–8) by the Indian army against British rule in India. It began in the north of India and in some places developed into a general protest. When it was defeated by the British, India was placed under the direct control of the British government, rather than the ↑East India Company which had previously governed it.

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