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Noun: reconstruction  ,ree-kun'strúk-shun
  1. The activity of constructing something again
  2. An interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence
  3. Recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
    - reconstructive memory
Noun: Reconstruction
  1. The period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
    - Reconstruction Era, Reconstruction Period

Derived forms: reconstructions

Type of: age, fix, fixing, fixture, historic period, interpretation, mend, mending, recall, recollection, reminiscence, repair, reparation

Encyclopedia: Reconstruction