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English noun: Renaissance

1. Renaissance (time) the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries


SynonymsRenascence


Instance hypernymage, historic period


Part holonymHigh Renaissance, Italian Renaissance, quattrocento


Part meronymhistory

2. Renaissance (act) the revival of learning and culture


Synonymsrebirth, Renascence


Broader (hypernym)resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification









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