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risorgimento (noun) – The period of or the movement for the liberation and political unification of Italy, beginning about 1750 and lasting until 1870.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1889, “movement which led to the unification and independence of Italy,” Italian, literally “uprising” (of Italy against Austria, circa 1850-60), from risorgere, from Latin resurgere “rise again, lift oneself, be restored”.

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