Were Elves reincarnated after they were slain?

Yes. In addition to a number of general statements to this effect at least two Elves are specifically said to have been "re-embodied" after being slain: Finrod Felagund and Glorfindel. ("Re-embodied" is used rather than "reincarnated" because in the case of Elves (unlike what's usually meant in a human context) the spirit was reborn in a body resembling the original and furthermore all its former memories would be substantially intact).

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Was Glorfindel of Rivendell the same as Glorfindel of Gondolin, who was slain fighting a Balrog?
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