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English definition of “the Restoration”

the Restoration

noun [S]     /ˌres.tərˈeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-təˈreɪ-/
the event in British history when Charles II was made king in 1660 after a period in which there was no king or queenRenaissance: 1501 to 1899 Restoration     adjective [before noun] belonging to or popular during the Restoration: Restoration comedy/architecture/artRenaissance: 1501 to 1899
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