Origin of reclamation
Examples from the Web for reclamation
For them, this is not demolition but reclamation, cleansing the sanctuary that has been profaned by liberals.The Tea Party Isn’t a Political Movement, It’s a Religious One
July 13, 2014
Matangi, a reclamation of the brown girl narrative, is a middle finger to you.M.I.A.’s ‘Matangi’ Is A Defiantly Personal Reclamation of the Brown Girl Narrative
November 8, 2013
He forgot that even the Zionist reclamation project only goes so far.What Prisoner X Scandal?
February 20, 2013
Then it was that the reclamation of Joe Hollends was determined on.
She had her plan for Roger's reclamation, and was already in love with it.Marriage la mode
Mrs. Humphry Ward
The Reclamation Service is an experiment, a magnificent one.
What was it, say the year before the Reclamation Service went in there?
Where the means for reclamation fail then separation from society is advocated.A Plea for the Criminal
James Leslie Allan Kayll
- the conversion of desert, marsh, or other waste land into land suitable for cultivation
- the recovery of useful substances from waste products
- the act of reclaiming or state of being reclaimed
Word Origin and History for reclamation
late 15c., "a revoking" (of a grant, etc.), from Old French réclamacion and directly from Latin reclamationem (nominative reclamatio) "a cry of 'no,' a shout of disapproval," noun of action from past participle stem of reclamare "cry out against, protest" (see reclaim). From 1630s as "action of calling (someone) back" (from iniquity, etc.); meaning "action of claiming something taken awat" is from 1787. Of land from 1848.