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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Latin
Origin: resurrectio, from resurgere; RESURGENCE

resurrection

noun
     
res‧ur‧rec‧tion [singular]
1

the Resurrection

RRC the return of Jesus Christ to life after his death on the cross, which is one of the main beliefs of the Christian religion
2 formal a situation in which something old or forgotten returns or becomes important again:
a resurrection of old jealousies

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