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The spirit, the life, the very soul of the Risorgimento had nothing Italian in it.

Yes—one of those young, fierce soldiers of the Risorgimento.

It was not a "resurrection" but a "risorgimento" that she longed for.

If I ever write another book of verse, I shall call it 'Risorgimento.'

Her new volume of poems, Risorgimento, had come out that April.

Mazzini was a master conspirator, a very St. Paul of the Risorgimento.

Death has claimed nearly all of the conspicuous figures of literature in the period of the risorgimento.

He reminded her of the Risorgimento and of the principles with which her great sons had then been inspired.

Crispi's Memoirs and the recent literature of the Risorgimento.

The fall of Crispi removed the last interesting figure of the Risorgimento, and left Italian politics in a confused medley.

WORD ORIGIN

1889, "movement which led to the unification and independence of Italy," Italian, literally "uprising" (of Italy against Austria, c.1850-60), from risorgere, from Latin resurgere (see resurgent).

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