The restoration
Restoration Res`to*ra"tion (r?s`t?*r?"sh?n), n. [OE. restauracion, F. restauration, fr. L. restauratio. See {Restore}.] 1. The act of restoring or bringing back to a former place, station, or condition; the fact of being restored; renewal; re["e]stablishment; as, the restoration of friendship between enemies; the restoration of peace after war. [1913 Webster]

Behold the different climes agree, Rejoicing in thy restoration. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of being restored; recovery of health, strength, etc.; as, restoration from sickness. [1913 Webster]

3. That which is restored or renewed. [1913 Webster]

{The restoration} (Eng. Hist.), the return of King Charles II. in 1660, and the re["e]stablishment of monarchy.

{Universal restoration} (Theol.), the final recovery of all men from sin and alienation from God to a state of happiness; universal salvation. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Recovery; replacement; renewal; renovation; redintegration; reinstatement; re["e]stablishment; return; revival; restitution; reparation. [1913 Webster]


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