What does the word restoration mean?

Usage examples for restoration

  1. Fifth exile and final restoration of Athanasius. – The Arian Controversy by H. M. Gwatkin
  2. Since the restoration of the Jesuits this is completely changed, and entirely in their interest. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
  3. There are one or two matters, continued the Jesuit, speaking faster, upon which I have been instructed to treat with you; but first I must congratulate you upon your restoration to health. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman