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Ré·un·ion

 (rē-yo͞on′yən, rā-ü-nyôN′)
An island of France in the western Indian Ocean southwest of Mauritius. Previously uninhabited, it was visited by the Portuguese in the early 1500s and first colonized by the French in the mid-1600s as the Isle de Bourbon. Renamed Réunion in 1793, it became an overseas department in 1946.

re·un·ion

 (rē-yo͞on′yən)
n.
1.
a. The act of reuniting.
b. The state of being reunited.
2. A gathering of the members of a group who have been separated: a high school reunion.

Réunion

(riːˈjuːnjən; French reynjɔ̃)
n
(Placename) 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)

reunion

(riːˈjuːnjən)
n
1. the act or process of coming together again
2. the state or condition of having been brought together again
3. a gathering of relatives, friends, or former associates

re•un•ion

(riˈyun yən)

n.
1. the act of uniting again.
2. the state of being united again.
3. a gathering of relatives, friends, or associates at regular intervals or after separation.
[1600–10]

Ré•u•nion

(riˈyun yən, reɪ-)

n.
an island in the Indian Ocean, E of Madagascar: an overseas department of France. 692,204; 970 sq. mi. (2512 sq. km). Cap.: St. Denis.

Reunion

 a meeting or social gathering of persons acquainted with each other through some former event or connection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Réunion - a party of former associates who have come together againreunion - a party of former associates who have come together again
party - a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner"
2.reunion - the act of coming together again; "monetary unification precipitated the reunification of the German state in October 1990"
jointure, uniting, unification, conjugation, union - the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"
homecoming - an annual school or university reunion for graduates
Translations
اِجْتِمَاعُ الشَّمْلالإتِّحاد ثانِيَةًجَمْع شَمل، إجْتِماع أصْدِقاء أو عائِلي
schůzkasetkánísjednocenísraz
genforening
jälleennäkeminen
okupljanje
újraegyesülés
endurfundirmót, samkoma; endurfundir
再会
재회
atkalapvienošanāssalidojumssapulcēšanās
srečanje
återförening
การกลับมารวมกันใหม่
kavuşma toplantısıtoplanmayeniden bir araya gelme
sự đoàn tụ

reunion

[riːˈjuːnjən] Nreencuentro m, reunión f

reunion

[riːˈjuːnjən] n
(= party) → réunion f
a family reunion → une réunion de famille
a school reunion → une réunion d'anciens élèves
(= meeting up again) → réunion f
It was an emotional reunion → Ce fut une réunion pleine d'émotions.

reunion

n
(= coming together)Wiedervereinigung f
(= gathering)Treffen nt, → Zusammenkunft f; a family/school reunionein Familien-/Klassentreffen nt

reunion

[rɪˈjuːnjən] nriunione f

reunion

(riːjuːnjən) noun
1. a meeting of people who have not met for some time. We attended a reunion of former pupils of our school.
2. the act of reuniting or state of being reunited.
reunite (riːjuˈnait) verb
to bring or come together after being separated. The family was finally reunited after the war; The children were reunited with their parents.

Réunion

اِجْتِمَاعُ الشَّمْل sraz genforening Zusammenkunft επανένωση reunión jälleennäkeminen retrouvailles okupljanje riunione 再会 재회 reünie gjenforening spotkanie reunião воссоединение återförening การกลับมารวมกันใหม่ yeniden bir araya gelme sự đoàn tụ 重聚

reunion

n. reunión, unión de partes o tejidos esp. en un hueso fracturado o en partes de una herida al cicatrizar.
References in classic literature ?
her message to her lover with its splendid triumphant note of faith foretelling their reunion at the last -- in fine, the story of their love with the grave between them -- is due to the genius of Po Chu-i.
If he did not at once give his consent to a reunion with his wife, it was only because in his state of depression he did not feel able to take any step.
Philip, anxious to be distracted, looked up a time-table and discovered the only train Hayward was likely to come by; he went to meet him, and the reunion of the friends was enthusiastic.
I glanced at the first page; it seemed full of extravagant protestations of affection; impetuous longings for a speedy reunion - and impious defiance of God's mandates, and railings against His providence for having cast their lot asunder, and doomed them both to the hateful bondage of alliance with those they could not love.
He said his heart was broken, he would give the remnant of his life to high deeds in the cause of humanity, and so find a worthy death and a blessed reunion with the brave true heart whose love had more honored him than all his victories in war.
They knew Tik-tok and Billina, too, and the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman, as well as the Lion and Tiger; so there was a joyful reunion, as you may imagine, and it was fully an hour before the Queen and her train retired to their rooms.
Do what I might, I was still (in the prophetic language of Dame Dermody) taking the way to reunion with my kindred spirit in the time to come.
It may be, that, when we forgot our God -- when we violated our reverence each for the other's soul -- it was thenceforth vain to hope that we could meet hereafter, in an everlasting and pure reunion.
It plainly appears that prepossessions so strong, which receive more strength from the ignorance of the people, have very little tendency to dispose them to a reunion with the Catholic Church.
The claims of justice, both on one side and on the other, will be in force, and must be fulfilled; the rights of humanity must in all cases be duly and mutually respected; whilst considerations of a common interest, and, above all, the remembrance of the endearing scenes which are past, and the anticipation of a speedy triumph over the obstacles to reunion, will, it is hoped, not urge in vain MODERATION on one side, and PRUDENCE on the other.
When he closed his eyes in sleep it was to dream of a happy reunion with those at home.
The barometer, as in 1860 at Reunion during a cyclone, fell seven-tenths at the close of day.