Definition of Reunion

1. Noun. A party of former associates who have come together again.

Generic synonyms: Party

2. Noun. The act of coming together again. "Monetary unification precipitated the reunification of the German state in October 1990"
Exact synonyms: Reunification
Generic synonyms: Conjugation, Jointure, Unification, Union, Uniting
Specialized synonyms: Homecoming
Derivative terms: Reunify, Reunify, Reunite

Definition of Reunion

1. n. A second union; union formed anew after separation, secession, or discord; as, a reunion of parts or particles of matter; a reunion of parties or sects.

Definition of Reunion

1. Proper noun. Island in the Indian Ocean to the west of Mauritius and to the east of Madagascar. ¹

2. Proper noun. Overseas département of France on this island. ¹

3. Noun. The process or act of reuniting. ¹

4. Noun. A planned event at which members of a dispersed group meet together. ¹

5. Noun. (alternative spelling of reunion) ¹

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Definition of Reunion

1. a reuniting of persons after separation [n -S]

Medical Definition of Reunion

1. One of the indian ocean islands, east of madagascar. Its capital is saint-denis. It was discovered in 1507 by the portuguese and claimed by france in 1638. It was first colonised in 1662 as isle de bourbon but renamed reunion in 1793. In 1946 it was made an overseas department of france. The name commemorates the reunion of the revolutionaries from marseilles with the national guard in paris in 1792. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Reunion

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1. Mosby's Rangers: A Record of the Operations of the Forty-third Battalion by James Joseph Williamson (1895)
"John W 374 Core, John H 65 Craig, FT (reunion Group 500 ... JW (reunion Group) 500 De Butts, John P 159 Berryville; Attack on Sheridan's Supply ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Their sense of this scandal and the consequent desire for reunion goes back to the second quarter of the last century. It began with the Tractarians and ..."

3. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"reunion of Digits.—An interesting phenomenon noticed in relation to severed digits is their wonderful capacity for reunion. Restitution of a severed part, ..."

4. The Nineteenth Century (1896)
"THE reunion OF CHRISTENDOM ON Thursday the 21st of March last year I had the honour of being received in private audience by his Holiness Leo the Thirteenth ..."

5. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1892)
"reunion, the larger and higher, has alone a still active crater; but in economic importance it is far surpassed by Mauritius, the north-eastern island, ..."

6. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1871)
"PRESBYTERIAN reunion.*—This is a handsome volume with good type and illustrations, commemorative of the act of reunion of two long separated bodies, ..."

7. Source Book and Bibliographical Guide for American Church History by Peter George Mode (1921)
"The reunion shall be effected on the doctrinal and ecclesiastical basis of our common Standards; the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments shall be ..."

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