Definitions for réunionriˈyun yən, reɪ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of uniting again.
the state of being united again.
a gathering of relatives, friends, or associates at regular intervals or after separation.
Origin of reunion:
Ré•u•nionriˈyun yən, reɪ-(n.)
an island in the Indian Ocean, E of Madagascar: an overseas department of France. 692,204; 970 sq. mi. (2512 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cap.: St. Denis. 3
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a gathering of people who have been apart for some time
a high school reunion; to have a reunion
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
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)
Translations for réunion
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a meeting of people who have not met for some time
We attended a reunion of former pupils of our school.
- جَمْع شَمل، إجْتِماع أصْدِقاء أو عائِليArabic
- reuniãoPortuguese (BR)
- setkání, schůzkaCzech
- das TreffenGerman
- επανεύρεση, ξαναντάμωμαGreek
- جلسه؛ انجمنFarsi
- פְּגִישַת מַחזוֹרHebrew
- पुन: प्रयोगHindi
- mót, samkoma; endurfundirIcelandic
- susitikimas, susiėjimasLithuanian
- sapulcēšanās; salidojumsLatvian
- perjumpaan semulaMalay
- (slekts)stevne, (5-års, osv.)jubileum, gjensynstreffNorwegian
- zjazd (absolwentów, rodzinny)Polish
- جلسه؛ انجمنPersian
- بيايو ځاى كيدنه ، بيا غونډيدنه:ډله ،ټولنه ، غونډهPashto
- reuniune, întrunireRomanian
- opätovné stretnutieSlovak
- kavuşma toplantısıTurkish
- 重聚Chinese (Trad.)
- зустріч друзів, сім'їUkrainian
- دوبارہ ملنا یا ملاناUrdu
- cuộc hội ngộVietnamese
- 重聚Chinese (Simp.)
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