Definitions for réunionriˈyun yən, reɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•un•ionriˈyun yən(n.)

  1. the act of uniting again.

  2. the state of being united again.

  3. a gathering of relatives, friends, or associates at regular intervals or after separation.

Origin of reunion:

1600–10

Ré•u•nionriˈyun yən, reɪ-(n.)

  1. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reunion(noun)

    a party of former associates who have come together again

  2. reunion, reunification(noun)

    the act of coming together again

    "monetary unification precipitated the reunification of the German state in October 1990"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. reunion(noun)ˈyun yən

    a gathering of people who have been apart for some time

    a high school reunion; to have a reunion

Wiktionary

  1. reunion(Noun)

    The process or act of reuniting.

  2. reunion(Noun)

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

    Are you going to the reunion this year?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reunion(noun)

    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

  2. Reunion(noun)

    an assembling of persons who have been separated, as of a family, or the members of a disbanded regiment; an assembly so composed

Freebase

  1. Reunion

    "Reunion" is episode 10 of season 2 in the television show Angel.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Reunion

    (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

  1. Reunion

    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)


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

reunion(noun)

a meeting of people who have not met for some time

We attended a reunion of former pupils of our school.

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