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Noun: reclamation  ,re-klu'mey-shun
  1. The conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
    - renewal, rehabilitation
  2. Rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course
    "the reclamation of delinquent children";
    - reformation
  3. The recovery of useful substances from waste products

Derived forms: reclamations

Type of: deliverance, delivery, recovery, rescue, restoration, retrieval, saving

Encyclopedia: Reclamation