One entry found for coup d'état.
Main Entry: coup d'éĚtat
Pronunciation: küd-()-tä, küd--
Inflected Form(s): plural coups d'éĚtat /-tä(z)/
Etymology: from French coup d'état, literally, "stroke of state (the government)," from coup "blow, stroke" and de "of" and état "state" : a sudden overthrowing of a government by a small group