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Definition of resurrection noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the Resurrection [singular] (in the Christian religion) the time when Jesus Christ returned to life again after his death; the time when all dead people will become alive again, when the world ends
  2. 2[uncountable, singular] a new beginning for something that is old or that had disappeared or become weak
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: resurrection