Opposing or taking arms against a government or ruler. In the Civil War those persons who lived in the Confederate States or served in the Confederate Army were called rebels because they opposed the United States government.
a Londoner who is a personal acquaintance of one or all of the pamphleteers of the Fabian Society, who retains, doubtless, his membership of that society, what time he applauds at "Daily Herald" meetings with passionate gusto
Rebel (1969), by Bediako Asare, is a novel about the conflict between tradition and modernity in Africa. Set on an imaginary island off the African coast, it tells the story of the remote village of Pachanga, still unknown to the rest of the island, and the inhabitants who still live a traditional lifestyle, untouched by modern innovations. According to Asare, their existence is far from idyllic.
REBEL - RevolutionÃ¦re Unge Socialister (Revolutionary Young Socialists) was an independent Danish far left youth organization founded in 1992. In 2001, REBEL joined forces with the youth network of the Red-Green Alliance / Enhedslisten and established Socialist Youth Front.