reunion

noun

re·​union (ˌ)rē-ˈyün-yən How to pronounce reunion (audio)
1
: an act of reuniting : the state of being reunited
2
: a reuniting of persons after separation

Examples of reunion in a Sentence

an emotional reunion between mother and son He dreamed of a reunion with his son.
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Word History

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of reunion was in 1576

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Cite this Entry

“Reunion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reunion. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

reunion

noun
re·​union (ˈ)rē-ˈyün-yən How to pronounce reunion (audio)
1
: the act of reuniting : the state of being reunited
2
: a reuniting of persons after separation
a class reunion

Geographical Definition

Réunion

geographical name

Ré·​union rē-ˈyü-nyən How to pronounce Réunion (audio)
ˌrā-ᵫ-ˈnyōⁿ
island of the western Mascarene Islands in the western Indian Ocean; an overseas department of France; capital Saint-Denis area 970 square miles (2522 square kilometers), population 834,000
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