noun. the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877.
Words that Rhyme with Reconstruction
Example sentences of the word reconstruction
1. Noun, singular or mass
Knowing the dimensions of a military plane or planetary system will allow for a more life-like reconstruction.
Quotes containing the word reconstruction
1. Not bad, not bad at all,"Diotallevi said. "To arrive at the truth through the painstaking reconstruction of a false text.
- Umberto Eco, Foucault's Pendulum
2. Le spectacle est la reconstruction matérielle de l'illusion religieuse.
- Guy Debord
3. Reconstruction of Japan After World War II [10w] 'I am what I plan'became the motto of modern-Japan.
- Beryl Dov
noun. ['ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʃən'] the activity of constructing something again.
noun. ['ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʃən'] recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall.
- reconstructive memory
noun. ['ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʃən'] an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence.