a party of former associates who have come together again
the act of coming together again
"monetary unification precipitated the reunification of the German state in October 1990"
The process or act of reuniting.
A planned event at which members of a dispersed group meet together.
Are you going to the reunion this year?
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
an assembling of persons who have been separated, as of a family, or the members of a disbanded regiment; an assembly so composed
Origin: [Pref. re- + union: cf. F. runion.]
"Reunion" is episode 10 of season 2 in the television show Angel.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-ūn′yun, n. a union after separation: an assembly or social gathering. [Fr. réunion—re-, again, union, union.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
(formerly Île de Bourbon) (166), mostly Creoles, a French island in the Indian Ocean, 358 m. E. of Madagascar, 38 m. by 28; a volcanic range intersects the island; the scenery is fine; streams plentiful, but small; one-third of the land is uncultivated, and grows fruits, sugar (chief export), coffee, spices, &c. St. Denis (33), on the N. coast, is the capital; has been a French possession since 1649.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
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 colonized 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. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1011; Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p454; French Embassy)
The numerical value of réunion in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of réunion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.
It's credible that debris from MH370 could have reached the Reunion Islands by now.
History buffs probably noted the reunion at a Washington party a few weeks ago of three ex-presidents Carter, Ford and Nixon-See No Evil, Hear No Evil and Evil.
After these nine years, it has a family reunion atmosphere, i’ve used the term ‘Project Healing Waters family,’ and nowhere is that more true than at the 2-Fly Tournament.
We've said no to every sort of reunion, lately there's one that we sort of are gravitating towards. It's not a complete reunion, but a twist. If we can get it done right ... then we will do it.
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Translations for réunion
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- لم شملArabic
- Treffen, Wiedervereinigung, ZusammenkunftGerman
- uudelleenyhdistyminen, jälleentapaaminen, jälleennäkeminenFinnish
- réunification, rassemblement, réunionFrench
- 再会, 大会Japanese
- zlot, zjazd, ReunionPolish
- reunião, reunificaçãoPortuguese
- слёт, встреча, воссоединение, съездRussian
- återförening, återfSwedish
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