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rebirth vs. reincarnation

[ ree-burth, ree-burth ]
  1. a new or second birth: the rebirth of the soul.
  2. a renewed existence, activity, or growth; renaissance or revival: the rebirth of conservatism.
[ ree-in-kahr-ney-shuhn ]
  1. the belief that the soul, upon death of the body, comes back to earth in another body or form.
  2. rebirth of the soul in a new body.
  3. a new incarnation or embodiment, as of a person.

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