noun. / ˈrenəˌsäns /
1). Renaissance means “rebirth.”
2). The Renaissance generally refers to the “rebirth” of classical antiquity that inspired an outpouring of creativity in 14th-, 15th-, and 16th-century Europe.
3). In the centuries since, there have been other “renaissances” that have come to redefine the term. The Harlem Renaissance, for example, was an outpouring of creativity among Black artists in Harlem and across the world in the twentieth century.