What does reunion mean?

Definitions for reunion
riˈyun yən, reɪ-re·union

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. Réunion(ProperNoun)

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

  2. Réunion(ProperNoun)

    Overseas département of France on this island.

  3. reunion(Noun)

    The process or act of reuniting.

  4. 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

    Etymology: [Pref. re- + union: cf. F. runion.]

  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

    Etymology: [Pref. re- + union: cf. F. runion.]

Freebase

  1. Reunion

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reunion

    rē-ūn′yun, n. a union after separation: an assembly or social gathering. [Fr. réunionre-, again, union, union.]

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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reunion in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reunion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of reunion in a Sentence

  1. Katie Holmes:

    However, with this keep-moving-forward attitude, the actress brings some bad news for Dawsonfans hoping for a return to the Creek. ['Dawson’s Creek'] was such a special time in all of our lives [but] some things are better when it stays the way it was, i would love to get together with everybody, [but] I’m not sure a reunion would be as fulfilling as what we all want it to be. I’m game for anything.

  2. Princess Alice of the United Kingdom:

    Each year brings us nearer to the Wiedersehen [reunion with the dead], though it is sad to think how one's glass is running out, & how little good goes with it, compared to the numberless blessings we receive. Time goes incredibly fast.

  3. Vice President Joe Biden:

    As I look around this room and up on the platform, I want to say thank you for letting me crash your family reunion, i'm afraid I've blown his cover. I actually like Dick Cheney.

  4. The French prosecutor:

    It is therefore possible to confirm with certainty that the flaperon found on Reunion island on July 29, 2015 corresponds to the one from flight MH370.

  5. Robert Joseph Bob Dole:

    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.

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