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.
British Dictionary definitions for rapprochement
Word Origin for rapprochement
Word Origin and History 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.)).
Culture definitions for rapprochement
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.