the period of or the movement for the liberation and unification of Italy 1750–1870.
(lowercase) any period or instance of rebirth or renewed activity; resurgence: The company's risorgimento surprised Wall Street observers.
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How to use Risorgimento in a sentence
Whatever view you take of the merits of the Risorgimento - is there any other historical subject that so rewards curiosity?
Nor can the epic of the Risorgimento develop itself without new and memorable episodes being reserved for Ravenna.A Little Pilgrimage in Italy | Olave M. (Olave Muriel) Potter
The fall of Crispi removed the last interesting figure of the Risorgimento, and left Italian politics in a confused medley.A Short History of Italy | Henry Dwight Sedgwick
It would be inexact to affirm that the philosophy of Vico dominated the Risorgimento.
He founded a newspaper and gave it a name destined to stand for the whole movement towards nationalism, “Il Risorgimento.”Builders of United Italy | Rupert Sargent Holland
Death has claimed nearly all of the conspicuous figures of literature in the period of the Risorgimento.Idling in Italy | Joseph Collins
British Dictionary definitions for Risorgimento
the period of and the movement for the political unification of Italy in the 19th century
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