For many a long day there had not been seen at St. Denis a king of France in arms and fully prepared for battle.
The cardinal, taking the king with him, retired to St. Denis.
By this time arrivals from various quarters had swelled the army that, under the banner of St. Denis, lay encamped at Damietta.
Next he went to St. Denis, where he prayed long at the tombs of the saints.
To appease the people, the poor were set to level the boulevard near St. Denis, and were paid in doles of bread—bad bread.
Halt your banners, in the name of God, the king, and St. Denis!
The moon will rise early; we shall row all night; to-morrow evening we shall be at St. Denis, and day after to-morrow at Paris.
St. Denis told me about it; said it was a very pretty thing.
Though of splendid effect, such windows do not equal those of the preceding hundred years, when Chartres and St. Denis led.
Colonel Gore is to strike up the river southward to St. Denis.
c.1600, "act or fact of coming together again," from re- "back, again" + union; or from French réunion (1540s). Meaning "meeting of persons of previous connection" is from 1820.
The island of Reunion, formerly known as Bourbon, was renamed during the French Revolution (1793) in commemoration of the 1792 union of revolutionaries from Marseille with the National Guard in Paris, renamed back to Bourbon after 1815, then back to the Revolutionary name after 1848.