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Risorgimento (n.)

1889, "movement which led to the unification and independence of Italy," Italian, literally "uprising" (of Italy against Austria, c. 1850-60), from risorgere, from Latin resurgere "rise again, lift oneself, be restored" (see resurgent).

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