- the act of uniting again.
- the state of being united again.
- a gathering of relatives, friends, or associates at regular intervals or after separation: a family reunion.
Origin of reunion
- an island in the Indian Ocean, E of Madagascar: an overseas department of France. 970 sq. mi. (2512 sq. km). Capital: St. Denis.
Examples from the Web for reunion
A couple days following my reunion with Edgar, Julio and I reunited, as well.Cuban Hip-Hop Was Born in Alamar
December 26, 2014
In order for a reunion to happen, it would take a high level of trust, musically, on everything that happened.Wyclef Jean Talks Lauryn Hill, the Yele Haiti Controversy, and Chris Christie
November 20, 2014
On his fight with Wise on Rikers Island in 1990; on his reunion with him in 2001.The Myth of the Central Park Five
October 19, 2014
The emotional arc of this episode is very much about the reunion.Andrew Lincoln Wants Rick to End With Johnny Cash and the Sunset
October 14, 2014
Watching you and John C. Reilly together was like a watching a Never Been Kissed reunion.Molly Shannon on ‘Life After Beth,’ Turning 50, and ‘Never Been Kissed’
August 17, 2014
The Seventh Day of the seventh month is the festival of their reunion.The Chinese Fairy Book
The question of the reunion or separation of the sexes plays an important part.The Sexual Question
When Hermione contemplated that reunion, she felt that it would be to her intolerable.A Spirit in Prison
It seemed to be of parting, and the hope of reunion, involving one named Irene.The Duke Of Chimney Butte
G. W. Ogden
The reunion of Father Griffen, the duke and his wife, was as touching as that of the adventurer.A Romance of the West Indies
- the act or process of coming together again
- the state or condition of having been brought together again
- a gathering of relatives, friends, or former associates
- an island in the Indian Ocean, in the Mascarene Islands: an overseas region of France, having been in French possession since 1642. A number of far-flung and uninhabited islands, some located on the opposite side of Madagascar, were also politically part of Réunion until 2007, when they were transferred to the French Southern and Antarctic Territories. Capital: Saint-Denis. Pop: 767 000 (2004 est). Area: 2510 sq km (970 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for reunion
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.