Definition of 'Restoration'
Example sentences containing 'restoration'
They had considered all along that their support was conditional on the restoration of the monarchy.Fascists and Conservatives (1990) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Christianity Today (2000)
Its significance is underlined by the haste with which it was replaced at the restoration of the monarchy.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He prepared the country for a return of the monarchy and the restoration of democracy after his death.Twentieth Century History - Basic Facts (1985)
What really shocked me was the discovery of what happened to the art collection at the restoration of the monarchy.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Some older houses are at risk of collapsing and conservation and restoration of such buildings has become a priority only recently.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Collins Traveller, Brittany (1993)
That's another small step back towards restoration.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Many buildings from the period following the restoration of the monarchy in the 17th century survive virtually unscathed.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There has been a lot of talk about a resurgence in pier building and restoration - though little action.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Tourist money has been poured back into its restoration and this historic centre is now the colonial shining star of the Caribbean.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Firms are sponsoring the scaffolding on buildings undergoing restoration, then exploiting a legal loophole allowing advertising to be hung from the structure.Times, Sunday Times (2008) THE FOUR NATIONS: A History of the United Kingdom (2002)
After the restoration of democracy in 1974 he returned to Greece.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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