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Noun: restoration  ,re-stu'rey-shun
  1. The act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
     
  2. Getting something back again
    - restitution, return, regaining
     
  3. The state of being restored to its former good condition
    "the inn was a restoration of a Colonial house";
    - renovation, refurbishment
     
  4. Some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed
    "the restoration looked exactly like the original"
     
  5. A model that represents the landscape of a former geological age, or that represents an extinct animal, etc.
Noun: Restoration
  1. The re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660
     
  2. The reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685

Derived forms: restorations

Type of: acquisition, age, artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], fix, fixing, fixture, group action, historic period, improvement, melioration, mend, mending, model, repair, reparation, simulation

Encyclopedia: Restoration, or the Diamond Cross