From Anglo-Norman resurrectiun, from Old French resurrection (French: résurrection), from Late Latin resurrectionem (accusative of resurrectio) from Latin resurgere (“to rise again”), from 're- (“again”), + surgere (“to rise”).
- IPA: /ɹɛzəˈɹɛkʃən/, /ɹɛzəˈɹɛkʃn̩/
- Rhymes: -ɛkʃən
resurrection (plural resurrections)
- The act of arising from the dead and becoming alive again.
- (Christianity) The Resurrection: The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
the act of arising from the dead
Christianity: the Resurrection
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