Definition of repurgation in English:

repurgation

noun

Church History
  • Renewed purgation.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From post-classical Latin repurgation-, repurgatio purification, action of purging away from classical Latin repurgāt-, past participial stem of repurgāre + -iō.

Pronunciation

repurgation

/ˌriːpəːˈɡeɪʃn/