Webster 1913 Edition
The act of receding or withdrawing, as from a place, a claim, or a demand.
Mercy may rejoice upon the
The act of ceding back; restoration; repeated cession;
recessionof conquered territory to its former sovereign
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of withdrawing, retiring or retreating.
2.The act of receding from a claim, or of relaxing a demand.
3.A cession or granting back; as the recession of conquered territory to its former sovereign.