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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·sur·gent /-ʤənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·sur·gent a.  Rising in opposition to civil or political authority, or against an established government; insubordinate; rebellious. “The insurgent provinces.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·sur·gent, n.  A person who rises in revolt against civil authority or an established government; one who openly and actively resists the execution of laws; a rebel.
 Syn: -- See Rebel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : in opposition to a civil authority or government [syn: seditious,
      n 1: a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the
           constituted authority (especially in the hope of
           improving conditions) [syn: insurrectionist, freedom
           fighter, rebel]
      2: a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger
         force by sabotage and harassment [syn: guerrilla, guerilla,