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Definition of Overthrown

Overthrown
Overthrow O`ver*throw", v. t. [imp. Overthrew; p. p. Overthrown; p. pr. & vb. n. Overthrowing.] 1. To throw over; to overturn; to upset; to turn upside down. His wife overthrew the table. --Jer. Taylor. 2. To cause to fall or to fail; to subvert; to defeat; to make a ruin of; to destroy. When the walls of Thebes he overthrew. --Dryden. [Gloucester] that seeks to overthrow religion. --Shak. Syn: To demolish; overturn; prostrate; destroy; ruin; subvert; overcome; conquer; defeat; discomfit; vanquish; beat; rout.

Meaning of Overthrown from wikipedia

- the Four Cl****ics of Chinese literature. At its end, Wei was swiftly overthrown by the Jin dynasty. The Jin fell to civil war upon the ascension of a...
- Russian intervention, it is almost certain Mahmud II would have been overthrown and Mohammad Ali would have become the new sultan, marking the beginning...
- and pensions in the de-Ba'athification process after that regime was overthrown. The former Chief Strategist in the Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism...
- "Revolution in Science – New Theory of the Universe – Newtonian Ideas Overthrown". In 1920, he became a Foreign Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy...
- with its territory stretching from Najd to the Syrian desert. They were overthrown by the Usfurids in 1253. Ufsurid rule was weakened after Persian rulers...
- intervene in Mexico. The emperor's rule was short (1822–23) and he was overthrown by army officers. The successful rebels established the First Mexican...
- ending his 30-year presidency. The Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown on 23 August 2011, after the National Transitional Council (NTC) took...
- Azerbaijan. In 1993, democratically elected president Abulfaz Elchibey was overthrown by a military insurrection led by Colonel Surat Huseynov, which resulted...
- Following the surrender of ****an in 1945, the Republic of China, which had overthrown and succeeded the Qing in 1911, took control of Taiwan on behalf of the...
- widow, Isabel Martínez de Perón, ascended to the presidency. She was overthrown in 1976 by a U.S.-backed coup which installed a right-wing military dictatorship...
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