An example of a resurrection is Jesus' return from the grave.
The resurrection of an old custom; the resurrection of a decrepit neighborhood.
- the rising of Jesus from the dead after his death and burial
- the rising of all the dead at the Last Judgment
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of resurrection
- Middle English from Old French from Late Latin resurrēctiō resurrēctiōn- from Latin resurrēctus past participle of resurgere to rise again resurge
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition