from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A second or new birth; reincarnation.
  • noun A renaissance; a revival.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Renewed birth; a repeated birth into temporal existence, as of a soul, according to the doctrine of metempsychosis; a new entrance into a living form: now oftener called reincarnation.
  • noun Renewed life or activity; entrance into a new course or phase of existence; reanimation; resuscitation; renascence; regeneration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Reincarnation; new birth subsequent to one's first.
  • noun Revival, reinvigoration.
  • noun Spiritual renewal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the revival of learning and culture
  • noun after death the soul begins a new cycle of existence in another human body
  • noun a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life
  • noun a second or new birth


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