risorgimento


ri·sor·gi·men·to

noun \(ˌ)rē-ˌzr-ji-ˈmen-(ˌ)tō, -ˌsr-\
plural ri·sor·gi·men·tos

Definition of RISORGIMENTO

1
often capitalized :  the 19th century movement for Italian political unity
2
:  a time of renewal or renaissance :  revival

Origin of RISORGIMENTO

Italian, literally, rising again, from risorgere to rise again, from Latin resurgere — more at resurrection
First Known Use: 1902

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