Definition of reconcentration in English:

reconcentration

noun

  • 1A new or renewed concentration.

  • 2Specifically. During the final phase of the Cuban war of independence (1895–8): the policy or practice of interning Cubans in garrisoned towns or detention camps by the Spanish military authorities. Frequently attributive Compare reconcentrado. Now historical.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Robert Gleig (1796–1888), chaplain to the armed forces and author. From re- + concentration, after reconcentrate.

Pronunciation

reconcentration

/riːˌkɒns(ɛ)nˈtreɪʃn/