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Meaning of DISUNION

Pronunciation:  dis'yoonyun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the termination or destruction of union

DISUNION is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Antonyms: conjugation, jointure, unification, union, uniting
 See Also: detribalisation, detribalization, separation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dis*un"ion\, n. [Pref. dis- + union: cf. F.
1. The termination of union; separation; disjunction; as, the
   disunion of the body and the soul.

2. A breach of concord and its effect; alienation.

         Such a disunion between the two houses as might much
         clou? the happiness of this kingdom.  --Clarendon.

3. The termination or disruption of the union of the States
   forming the United States.

         I have not accustomed myself to hang over the
         precipice of disunion.                --D. Webster.

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