Resurrection
Resurrection Res`ur*rec"tion, n. [F. r['e]surrection, L. resurrectio, fr. resurgere, resurrectum, to rise again; pref. re- re- + surgere to rise. See {Source}.] 1. A rising again; the resumption of vigor. [1913 Webster]

2. Especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption of life by the dead; as, the resurrection of Jesus Christ; the general resurrection of all the dead at the Day of Judgment. [1913 Webster]

Nor after resurrection shall he stay Longer on earth. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. State of being risen from the dead; future state. [1913 Webster]

In the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage. --Matt. xxii. 30. [1913 Webster]

4. The cause or exemplar of a rising from the dead. [1913 Webster]

I am the resurrection, and the life. --John xi. 25. [1913 Webster]

{Cross of the resurrection}, a slender cross with a pennant floating from the junction of the bars.

{Resurrection plant} (Bot.), a name given to several species of {Selaginella} (as {Selaginella convoluta} and {Selaginella lepidophylla}), flowerless plants which, when dry, close up so as to resemble a bird's nest, but revive and expand again when moistened. The name is sometimes also given to the rose of Jericho. See under {Rose}. [1913 Webster]


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  • resurrection — (n.) late 13c., from Anglo Fr. resurrectiun, O.Fr. resurrection, from L.L. resurrectionem (nom. resurrectio) a rising again from the dead, from pp. stem of L. resurgere rise again (see RESURGENT (Cf. resurgent)). Replaced O.E. æriste. Originally… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • resurrection — ► NOUN 1) the action of resurrecting or the fact of being resurrected. 2) (the Resurrection) (in Christian belief) Christ s rising from the dead. ORIGIN Latin, from resurgere rise again …   English terms dictionary

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