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risorgimento

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noun ri·sor·gi·men·to \(ˌ)rē-ˌzȯr-ji-ˈmen-(ˌ)tō, -ˌsȯr-\

Definition of risorgimento

plural ri·sor·gi·men·tos

  1. 1 often capitalized :  the 19th century movement for Italian political unity

  2. 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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