What does the word revival mean?

Usage examples for revival

  1. He is the offspring of the Religious Revival rather than of any school of art. – Cowper by Goldwin Smith
  2. This is called a Revival. – Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope
  3. And now, when they had believed the danger to be past, its sudden revival filled them with an unreasoning dread. – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker