- 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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This restoration will repair 16 miles of habitat for threatened salmon and steelhead.A Four-Month Time Lapse of the Nooksack Dam Removal|Outside Editors|January 30, 2021|Outside Online
It also allows restorers to learn about and evaluate previous restoration efforts, which may have changed the characteristics of the work.Check out this 10-billion-pixel, 3D panorama of an iconic painting|Stan Horaczek|January 25, 2021|Popular Science
“The work of the next four years must be the restoration of democracy,” he said.A day for ceremony descends into anarchy on Capitol Hill|Dan Balz|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
In 2017, the Constitutional Court of Colombia declared the Atrato River—one of Colombia’s largest rivers—to be a “subject of rights,” with rights to protection, conservation, maintenance, and restoration.Humans Have Rights and So Should Nature - Issue 94: Evolving|Grant Wilson|January 6, 2021|Nautilus
It’s one of more than a dozen lighthouse turned hotel properties in the country, and bookings help fund maintenance and restoration of the island.
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.
These days cash-strapped Italy is handing out restoration initiatives to just about anyone willing to pay the bill.
The result of the restoration of trade, banking, and credit to earlier and more normal conditions has been steadily apparent.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The restoration of stolen goods was probably dwarfed in his mind by the importance of capturing the stealers.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Surely France must now recognise that he alone could save her; but the second restoration dashed his hopes to the ground.
With the Restoration the Marshal at once accepted the change of government and gave his adhesion to the Bourbons.
Le nombre des Marchaux fut limit et non augment sous la Restoration.
British Dictionary definitions for restoration (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for restoration (2 of 2)
- the re-establishment of the monarchy in 1660 or the reign of Charles II (1660–85)
- (as modifier)Restoration drama