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- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈmju.tə.ni/, /ˈmjut.ni/ (syncope)
- enPR: myo͞oʹtə-nē, myo͞otʹnē
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- An organized rebellion against a legally constituted authority, especially by seamen against their officers.
- 1856 December, [Thomas Babington] Macaulay, “Samuel Johnson [from the Encyclopædia Britannica]”, in T[homas] F[lower] E[llis], editor, The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, new edition, London: Longman, Green, Reader, & Dyer, published 1871, →OCLC:
- In every mutiny against the discipline of the college, he was the ringleader.
- Violent commotion; tumult; strife.
- (intransitive) To commit a mutiny.
- The crew of the Bounty mutinied because of the harsh discipline of Captain Bligh.
- 2020 August 12, Drachinifel, 34:12 from the start, in The Battle of Jutland - Clash of the Titans - Part 3 (Aftermath, Outcome and Lessons), archived from the original on 24 August 2022:
- In the long run, the High Seas Fleet would rarely emerge looking for a fleet action, and, indeed, would be withdrawn if it seemed that the Grand Fleet was out. In 1918, when faced with an order to sail against the British, who had now been augmented by the Sixth Battle Squadron, made up of American warships, the sailors of the High Seas Fleet mutinied instead.