Union

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See also: union and unión

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(locomotive): Derived from the name of the only U.S. company to use that configuration.

Noun[edit]

Union (plural Unions)

  1. The 0-10-2 locomotive wheel arrangement.

Proper noun[edit]

Union

  1. (US, with determiner, dated, especially 19th century) The United States of America.
  2. (US, with determiner, historical) Those of the United States that did not secede at the time of the Civil War (of the United States of America).
  3. Place names:
    1. A community in Central Elgin, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.
    2. A barangay of Ubay, Bohol, Philippines.
    3. A village on the south cast of the island of Siargao, Surigao del Norte, Philippines.
    4. A town in Greene County, Alabama, United States.
    5. A ghost town in Merced County, California, United States.
    6. A former unincorporated community in Napa County, California, United States.
    7. A small town in Tolland County, Connecticut, United States.
    8. A village in McHenry County, Illinois, United States.
    9. An unincorporated community in Clay Township, Pike County, Indiana, United States.
    10. A tiny city in Hardin County, Iowa, United States.
    11. A home rule city in Boone County, Kentucky, United States.
    12. A town in Knox County, Maine, United States.
    13. A town in Neshoba County and Newton County, Mississippi, United States.
    14. A city, the county seat of Franklin County, Missouri, United States.
    15. An unincorporated community in Clark County, Missouri, United States.
    16. A village in Cass County, Nebraska, United States.
    17. A village and census-designated place in the town of Wakefield, Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States.
    18. A hamlet in Madison County, New York, United States.
    19. A large town in Broome County, New York, United States.
    20. A city in Montgomery County and Miami County, Ohio, United States.
    21. A city in Union County, Oregon, United States.
    22. A city, the county seat of Union County, South Carolina, United States.
    23. An unincorporated community in Floyd County, Virginia, United States.
    24. A small town, the county seat of Monroe County, West Virginia, United States.
    25. A small town in Burnett County, Wisconsin, United States.
    26. A small town in Door County, Wisconsin, United States.
    27. A town and unincorporated community in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States.
    28. An unincorporated community in the town of Lima, Grant County, Wisconsin, United States.
    29. A small town in Pierce County, Wisconsin, United States.
    30. A town and unincorporated community in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States.
    31. A small town in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States.
    32. A small town in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably a variant spelling of Onion.

Proper noun[edit]

Union (plural Unions)

  1. A surname​.
Statistics[edit]
  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Union is the 37591st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 592 individuals. Union is most common among Black/African American (59.97%) and White (32.6%) individuals.

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Union f

  1. Shortened form of the name of various Unions.
    1. Ellipsis of Union européenne

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French union, from Late Latin ūniō, from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔuˈn̪joːn̪]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Union f (genitive Union, plural Unionen)

  1. union

Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Union f (genitive Union)

  1. (politics) The CDU/CSU: the union of the two Christian democratic parties in Germany, the CSU in Bavaria and the CDU in the rest of Germany.

Further reading[edit]

  • Union” in Duden online