Definitions for reclamationˌrɛk ləˈmeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rec•la•ma•tionˌrɛk ləˈmeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act or process of reclaiming.

  2. the state of being reclaimed.

  3. the reclaiming of uncultivated areas or wastelands for productive use.

Origin of reclamation:

1625–35; < MF < L reclāmātiō crying out against =reclāmā(re) (see reclaim ) +-tiō -tion

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


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