disunion


dis·union

noun \(ˌ)dis-ˈyü-nyən, dish-\

Definition of DISUNION

1
:  the termination of union :  separation
2
:  disunity
dis·union·ist \-nyə-nist\ noun

Examples of DISUNION

  1. <political union may longer no possible for a country continuously racked by religious disunion>
  2. <in the 19th century the volatile issue of slavery resulted in the disunion of several Protestant denominations>

First Known Use of DISUNION

15th century

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