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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The revival of learning and culture; The period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world.

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  • In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the renaissance.
  • I don't think the term renaissance is overstating it.
  • ‡ The term renaissance is often used to describe any revival or rediscovery.
  • Hence the word "renaissance" has come to be applied to Asia's reemergence today. for more
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