Risorgimento

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian risorgimento ‎(revival).

Proper noun[edit]

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Risorgimento ‎(uncountable)

  1. The political and military movement that led to the unification of Italy in the nineteenth century.
  2. Renewal, revival.
    • 2014 November 17, Roger Cohen, “The horror! The horror! The trauma of ISIS [print version: International New York Times, 18 November 2014, p. 9]”, in The New York Times[1]:
      [O]ne minute this "Jihadi John" was struggling to get by, and get accepted, in drizzly England, unemployed with a mortgage to pay and a chip on his shoulder, and the next he stands in brilliant Levantine sunlight, where everything is clear and etched, at the vanguard of some Sunni Risorgimento intent on subjecting the world to its murderous brand of Wahhabi Islam.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From risorgimento.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

il Risorgimento m

  1. Risorgimento