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the Renaissance

noun [S] uk   /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 centuries
Renaissance
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
Renaissance art/painting/architecture
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