- the reestablishment of the monarchy in England with the return of Charles II in 1660.
- the period of the reign of Charles II (1660–85), sometimes extended to include the reign of James II (1685–88).
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Origin of restoration
Examples from the Web for restoration
In the meantime, we continue to support the restoration of fundamental human rights in Cuba.
And how about the matter at hand, the restoration of diplomatic relations?
But while restoration is important, what these initiatives lack is a master conservation plan.
A historic hilltop village in Sicily is selling homes for $1.25 each in exchange for long-term investment and restoration.
Gillespie and his organization then took the piece to the U.S. Air Force restoration shop.
On reaching his native country he was offered the restoration of his property if he would bring back his ward to Russia.
Harrison outlived the Restoration by ten years, and died at the age of eighty.The Great Civil War in Lancashire (1642-1651)|Ernest Broxap
He never intrigued for the restoration of the monarchy, or even for the overthrow of that Republic which he loathed.El Dorado|Baroness Orczy
The consequences of the restoration of hereditary monarchy in France were not long to await.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
Two alternatives await us, either a restoration to your rank in society, or removal to a plate of greater security.The Loyalists, Vol. 1-3|Jane West
- the re-establishment of the monarchy in 1660 or the reign of Charles II (1660–85)
- (as modifier)Restoration drama
late 14c., "a means of healing or restoring health; renewing of something lost," from Old French restoration (Modern French restauration) and directly from Late Latin restorationem (nominative restoratio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin restaurare (see restore).
Mid-15c. as "the repairing of a building;" c.1500 as "a restoring to a former state." With a capital R-, in reference to the reestablishment of the English monarchy under Charles II in 1660, from 1718. As a period in English theater, attested from 1898. In French history, it refers to 1814. An earlier word in this sense was restauration (late 14c.), from French.