Origin of rapprochement
Examples from the Web for rapprochement
BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Most Latin Americans celebrated the rapprochement between the United States and Cuba.Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the Rest of the Continent Cheers|Catalina Lobo-Guererro|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This rapprochement was The Birth of a Nation that Griffith evoked when he changed the name of his movie from The Clansman.
There was even a rapprochement between him and his father before his death.
Fittingly, some rapprochement seems to be taking place between both schools of thought.Oh, if These Penises and Vaginas Could Talk: Genitalia as Tools, Toys, and Weapons|Menno Schilthuizen|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
U.S. President Barack Obama is almost certainly determined to make some form of rapprochement with Iran his foreign policy legacy.Israel Must Take a More Diplomatic Approach Toward Iran|David Patrikarakos|December 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The rapprochement with Russia was another proof that France, in spite of its troubles, was to be reckoned with in Europe.A History of the Third French Republic|C. H. C. Wright
As a result of the kidnaping at Sian at the end of 1936, the Nationalists and the Communists drifted toward a rapprochement.Government in Republican China|Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
From her uncomfortable isolation there were only two possible exits—a rapprochement with Germany or a rapprochement with England.
Even English attempts at a rapprochement must not blind us to the real situation, says Bernhardi.The German War|Arthur Conan Doyle
He here seeks to effect a rapprochement between metaphysic and science.
Word Origin for rapprochement
"establishment of cordial relations," 1809, from French rapprochement "reunion, reconciliation," literally "a bringing near," from rapprocher "bring near," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + aprochier (see approach (v.)).
A closer approach of two groups to each other. Rapprochement, a French term, is often applied to two nations, especially ones that become reconciled after relations between them have worsened.