HyperDic: renaissance

English > 2 senses of the word Renaissance:
NOUNtimeRenaissance, Renascencethe period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world
actRenaissance, rebirth, Renascencethe revival of learning and culture
Renaissance > pronunciation
Soundsreh.nahsaa'ns
Rhymesensconce ... seance: 9 rhymes with aans...
English > Renaissance: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries.
SynonymRenascence
Instance ofhistoric period, ageAn era of history having some distinctive feature
Part ofhistoryThe aggregate of past events
PartsHigh RenaissanceThe artistic style of early 16th century painting / painting in Florence and Rome
Italian RenaissanceThe early period when Italy was the center of the Renaissance
quattrocentoThe 15th century in Italian art and literature
Spanishrenacimiento
Catalanrenaixement
English > Renaissance: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe revival of learning and culture.
Synonymsrebirth, Renascence
Broaderrevival, resurgence, revitalization, revitalisation, revivificationBringing again into activity and prominence
Spanishrenacimiento
Catalanrenaixement

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