renaissance - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/rɪˈneɪs(ə)ns/
  1. 1
    [singular] new interest in something that makes it popular again
    see/enjoy/experience a renaissance:

    Miniskirts have seen something of a renaissance lately.

  2. 2

    the Renaissance

    the period in Europe between the 14th and 16th centuries when there was increased interest in ancient Greece and Rome, which produced new developments in art, literature, science, architecture etc