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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Restoration \Res`to*ra"tion\ (r?s`t?*r?"sh?n), n. [OE. restauracion, F. restauration, fr. L. restauratio. See Restore.] 1. The act of restoring or bringing back to a former place, station, or condition; the fact of being restored; renewal; reestablishment; as, the restoration of friendship between enemies; the restoration of peace after war. [1913 Webster] Behold the different climes agree, Rejoicing in thy restoration. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being restored; recovery of health, strength, etc.; as, restoration from sickness. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is restored or renewed. [1913 Webster] The restoration (Eng. Hist.), the return of King Charles II. in 1660, and the reestablishment of monarchy. Universal restoration (Theol.), the final recovery of all men from sin and alienation from God to a state of happiness; universal salvation. [1913 Webster] Syn: Recovery; replacement; renewal; renovation; redintegration; reinstatement; reestablishment; return; revival; restitution; reparation. [1913 Webster]