reunion

noun re·union \ (ˌ)rē-ˈyün-yən \

Definition of reunion

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

Examples of reunion in a Sentence

  1. an emotional reunion between mother and son

  2. He dreamed of a reunion with his son.

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First Known Use of reunion

1576


Réunion

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

Definition of Réunion

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


REUNION Defined for English Language Learners

reunion

noun

Definition of reunion for English Language Learners

  • : 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


REUNION Defined for Kids

reunion

noun re·union \ rē-ˈyün-yən \

Definition of reunion for Students

1 :an act of coming or bringing together again after being apart
  • the band's reunion
2 :an organized gathering of people who have not been together for some time
  • a class reunion


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