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The period of or the movement for the liberation and political unification of Italy, beginning about 1750 and lasting until 1870.
[Italian, from risorgere, to rise again, from Latin resurgere; see resurge.]
1. (Historical Terms) the period of and the movement for the political unification of Italy in the 19th century
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the period of and the movement for the political unification of Italy in the 19th century
[Italian, from risorgere to rise again, from Latin resurgere, from re- + surgere to rise]
Ri•sor•gi•men•to(rɪˌzɔr dʒəˈmɛn toʊ, -ˌsɔr-)
n., pl. -tos, -ti (-ti)
1. the period of or the movement for the liberation and unification of Italy 1750–1870.
2. (l.c.) any period or instance of renewal or resurgence.
[< Italian, <risorg(ere) to rise again (< Latin resurgere; see resurge)]