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Noun: renascence  ri'na-sun(t)s or ri'ney-sun(t)s
  1. A second or new birth
    - reincarnation, rebirth
Noun: Renascence  ri'na-sun(t)s or ri'ney-sun(t)s
  1. The period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries
    - Renaissance, renaissance
  2. The revival of learning and culture
    - rebirth, Renaissance, renaissance

Derived forms: renascences

Type of: age, birth, historic period, nascence, nascency, nativity, resurgence, revitalisation [Brit], revitalization, revival, revivification

Part of: history

Encyclopedia: Renascence