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English definition of “the Renaissance”

the Renaissance

noun [S]     /rəˈneɪ.səns/ US  /ˈren.ə.sɑːns/
the period of new growth of interest and activity in the areas of art, literature, and ideas in Europe during the 15th and 16th centuriesRenaissance: 1501 to 1899 Renaissance     adjective [before noun] Renaissance art/painting/architectureRenaissance: 1501 to 1899
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