Definitions for reclamationˌrɛk ləˈmeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reclamation, renewal, rehabilitation(noun)

    the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation

  2. reclamation, reformation(noun)

    rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course

    "the reclamation of delinquent children"

  3. reclamation(noun)

    the recovery of useful substances from waste products

Wiktionary

  1. reclamation(Noun)

    The act of reclaiming or the state of being reclaimed.

  2. reclamation(Noun)

    The recovery of a wasteland, or of flooded land so it can be cultivated.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reclamation(noun)

    the act or process of reclaiming

  2. Reclamation(noun)

    representation made in opposition; remonstrance

  3. Origin: [F. rclamation, L. reclamatio. See Reclaim.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vic Svec:

    Peabody and its various operating subsidiaries meet their U.S. reclamation bonding obligations.

  2. Malik Khan:

    There is a potential for land reclamation through the displacement of the sediment the rivers carry.

  3. Ash Carter:

    The new facts are the reclamation and the scale on which it is being done, and that's not an American fact, that's a Chinese fact.

  4. Mira Rapp-Hooper:

    On one site, it has constructed a significant new area that was formerly under water and at another it has used land reclamation to add acreage to an existing island.

  5. Danny Russel:

    Neither that statement, nor that behavior, contributes to reducing tensions, we consistently urge China to cease reclamation to not construct further facilities and certainly not to further it.

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