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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Resurrection  \Res`ur*rec"tion\,  n.  [F.  r['e]surrection,  L. 
  resurrectio,  fr  resurgere  resurrectum  to  rise  again  pref. 
  re-  re-  +  surgere  to  rise.  See  {Source}.] 
  1.  A  rising  again  the  resumption  of  vigor. 
  2.  Especially,  the  rising  again  from  the  dead;  the  resumption 
  of  life  by  the  dead;  as  the  resurrection  of  Jesus  Christ; 
  the  general  resurrection  of  all  the  dead  at  the  Day  of 
  Nor  after  resurrection  shall  he  stay  Longer  on 
  earth.  --Milton. 
  3.  State  of  being  risen  from  the  dead;  future  state. 
  In  the  resurrection  they  neither  marry  nor  are  given 
  in  marriage.  --Matt.  xxii. 
  4.  The  cause  or  exemplar  of  a  rising  from  the  dead. 
  I  am  the  resurrection,  and  the  life.  --John  xi  25. 
  {Cross  of  the  resurrection},  a  slender  cross  with  a  pennant 
  floating  from  the  junction  of  the  bars. 
  {Resurrection  plant}  (Bot.),  a  name  given  to  several  species 
  of  {Selaginella}  (as  {S.  convoluta}  and  {S. 
  lepidophylla}),  flowerless  plants  which  when  dry,  close 
  up  so  as  to  resemble  a  bird's  nest,  but  revive  and  expand 
  again  when  moistened.  The  name  is  sometimes  also  given  to 
  the  rose  of  Jericho.  See  under  {Rose}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  revival  from  inactivity  and  disuse;  "it  produced  a 
  resurrection  of  hope" 

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