of desert, marshy, or submerged areas or other wasteland for cultivation or other use.
the process or industry of deriving usable materials from waste, by-products, etc.
Origin: 1525–35, Related forms
in sense “a protest”; < Middle French
< Latin reclāmātiōn-
(stem of reclāmātiō
) crying out against, equivalent to reclāmāt
) (past participle of reclāmāre;
) + -iōn- -ion