Word of the Day – July 3 – Risorgimento

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Noun: Risorgimento (ree-zor-jih-MEN-toh)

Definition:

1. The 19th century movement for Italian political unity.

2. A time of renewal or renaissance: revival.

Sample sentence: The musician’s heirs hope the new biography and CD box set will spark a risorgimento of interest in the long-forgotten songwriter.

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