noun, plural coups [kooz; French koo]. a highly successful, unexpected stroke, act, or move; a clever action or accomplishment. (among the Plains Indians of North America) a brave or reckless deed performed in battle by a single warrior, as touching or striking an enemy warrior without sustaining injury oneself.
1930 Argentine coup d'état: General José Félix Uriburu overthrew President Hipólito Yrigoyen. Brazilian Revolution of 1930: An armed revolution culminated in a coup d'état which ousted President Washington Luís and established the Brazilian military junta of 1930.
: a sudden decisive exercise of force in politics especially : the violent overthrow or alteration of an existing government by a small group a military coup d'état of the dictator.
A coup d'état (/ˌkuːdeɪˈtɑː/ ( listen); French for "blow of state"), often shortened to coup in English (also known as an overthrow), is a seizure and removal of a government and its powers. Typically, it is an illegal seizure of power by a political faction, rebel group, military, or a dictator.
an occasion when a group of people takes control of a country, usually by means of military force. a military/army coup: There has been a series of military coups since the country gained independence. stage/lead/mount a coup: A band of young disillusioned officers staged a coup.
Coup of 18–19 Brumaire, (November 9–10, 1799), coup d'état that overthrew the system of government under the Directory in France and substituted the Consulate, making way for the despotism of Napoleon Bonaparte. The event is often viewed as the effective end of the French Revolution.
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Borrowed from French coup (“blow, strike”), from Late Latin colpus, from Latin colaphus.
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plural coups\ ˈküz \
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Answer. Grace in Irish is Gráinne.