disunion

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noun dis·union \(ˌ)dis-ˈyü-nyən, dish-\

Definition of disunion

  1. 1 :  the termination of union :  separation

  2. 2 :  disunity

disunionist

play \-nyə-nist\ noun

Examples of disunion in a Sentence

  1. in the 19th century the volatile issue of slavery resulted in the disunion of several Protestant denominations

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First Known Use of disunion

15th century


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