Renascence

Renascence

[ri-nas-uhns, -ney-suhns]
noun (sometimes lowercase)

Origin:
1720–30; renasc(ent) + -ence

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renaissance or renascence (rəˈneɪsəns, US ˈrɛnəˌsɒns)
 
n
a revival or rebirth, esp of culture and learning
 
[C19: from French, from Latin re- + nascī to be born]
 
renascence or renascence
 
n
 
[C19: from French, from Latin re- + nascī to be born]

renascence (rɪˈnæsəns, -ˈneɪ-)
 
n
a variant of renaissance

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renascence
1727, from renascent, from L. renascentem (nom. renascens), prp. of renasci "be born again" (see renaissance). First used as a native alternative to, The Renaissance in 1869 by Matthew Arnold.
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