Associations to the word «Reclamation»

Wiktionary

RECLAMATION, noun. The act of reclaiming or the state of being reclaimed.
RECLAMATION, noun. The recovery of a wasteland, or of flooded land so it can be cultivated.

Dictionary definition

RECLAMATION, noun. The conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation.
RECLAMATION, noun. Rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course; "the reclamation of delinquent children".
RECLAMATION, noun. The recovery of useful substances from waste products.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke