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restoration US English

The action of returning something to a former owner, place, or condition

the Restoration in restoration US English

The re-establishment of Charles II as King of England in 1660

Restoration in restoration US English

The period following this, especially with regard to its literature or architecture

restoration US Thesaurus

the restoration of democracy

Restoration Day US English

The anniversary of the Stuart restoration to the English throne (29 May) in 1660; = Oak-apple Day.

Restoration comedy US English

A style of drama that flourished in London after the Restoration in 1660, typically having a complicated plot marked by wit, cynicism, and licentiousness

restoration ecology US English

The branch of ecology concerned with the restoration by human intervention of damaged or destroyed ecosystems.