Dictionary

reunion

reunion

noun re·union \(ˌ)rē-ˈyün-yən\

: an act of getting people together again after they have been apart : an act of reuniting

: an organized gathering of people who have not been together for a long time

Full Definition of REUNION

1
:  an act of reuniting :  the state of being reunited
2
:  a reuniting of persons after separation

Examples of REUNION

  1. an emotional reunion between mother and son
  2. He dreamed of a reunion with his son.

First Known Use of REUNION

1610

Réunion

geographical name ·union \rē-ˈyü-nyən, ˌrā-ue-ˈnyōⁿ\

Definition of RÉUNION

island W Indian Ocean in the W Mascarene Islands St.-Denis; an overseas department of France area 970 square miles (2522 square kilometers), pop 834,000

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: reunionistPrevious Word in the Dictionary: reuneAll Words Near: reunion
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears