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n. (context US English) A rebel, especially in Cuba or the Philippines during American military involvement there around the start of the 20th century.

Usage examples of "insurrecto".

Our soldiers have pumped salt water into men to make them talk, and have taken prisoners people who held up their hands and peacefully surrendered, and an hour later, without an atom of evidence to show that diey were even insurrectos, stood them on a bridge and shot them down one by one, to drop into the water below and float down, as examples to diose who found their bullet-loaded corpses.