What does reclamation mean?

Definitions for reclamationˌrɛk ləˈmeɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reclamation.

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


  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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reclamation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reclamation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell:

    There is a brighter future for coal country if we step up and fund reclamation projects.

  2. Vic Svec:

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

  3. Malik Khan:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell:

    Even at a time of financial distress, it is still the responsibilities of these companies to do the reclamation that they signed up for.

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