\ɹˈɛɡjuːlˌe͡ɪtəz], \ɹˈɛɡjuːlˌeɪtəz], \ɹ_ˈɛ_ɡ_j_uː_l_ˌeɪ_t_ə_z]\
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The name given to a body of insurgents in North Carolina just before the Revolution. Heavy taxes and fees aroused the resistance of the back-country people against Governor Tryon in 1766. The rebellion spread, but Tryon signally defeated the armed bands at Alamance, on the Haw, in 1771. His successor, Martin, compromised with the "Regulators."
By John Franklin Jameson
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- An American clergyman and writer; born Massachusetts in 1829. He has written: "Victor La Tourette"; "Kear: Poem"; "I Am That I Am: A Metrical Essay"; "The Gate Called Beautiful".